Nacho Pizza with Masa Crust

Imagine all your favorite nacho ingredients piled onto a warm, toothsome giant tortilla. Pretty good, right? Now make this healthy pizza recipe and see if you were right. Serve with lime wedges.


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ⅓ cups masa harina (see Tip) or cornmeal
  • ½ cup sliced scallions
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup refried black beans, heated
  • 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup slivered red onion
  • ½ cup pico de gallo or fresh salsa
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat to 400 degrees F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Beat eggs in a medium bowl. Mix in masa (or cornmeal), scallions, water, chili powder, garlic powder and salt. Spread evenly on the prepared baking sheet into a 9-by-11-inch oval.
  3. Bake the crust until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Spread beans on the crust and sprinkle with cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes more.
  4. Top the pizza with romaine, avocado, onion, pico de gallo (or salsa) and cilantro.
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