5-Way Cincinnati Pizza
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1 (10-ounce) package refrigerated pizza crust
1/2 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
1 to 2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
1 (15-ounce) can (or 15.5-oz can) red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1/2 cup chopped onions
8 ounces (2 cups) shredded Cheddar cheese
Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 12-inch pizza pan or 13 x 9-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray. Unroll dough; place in sprayed pan. Starting at center, press out dough to edge of pan. Bake at 425°F. for 7 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown.
Meanwhile, cook ground beef in large skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Add barbecue sauce, chili powder, salt, cumin and apple pie spice; mix well. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Remove crust from oven. Spread ground beef mixture over partially baked crust. Top with beans, onion and cheese.
Return to oven; bake an additional 11 to 14 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown.
From "Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off® Cookbook." Copyright 2004 General Mills. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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