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Tony's Trending Recipe

TONY GEMIGNANI

Baja Pizza
Thirty years ago my brother Frank would make
a version of this pizza when we were playing
around in the kitchen. We would whip out a can
of refried beans, bake it with several different
cheeses, olives and sour cream. When the
coronavirus hit our county and the rest of the world,
I found myself buying canned foods like the rest
of you. I grabbed a can of refried beans, cooked
this pizza for the employees who were still working
with me, and we devoured it. Out of a crisis, good
things can come. I changed the original recipe
and kicked it up a notch. Sometimes something
right out of a can, such as beans, can be simply
amazing. Hope you enjoy.
1 dough ball that makes one 12-14 inch pizza
½ can refried beans (6 ounces)
4 oz. whole milk shredded mozzarella
2 oz. shredded Monterey Jack
2 oz. shredded sharp cheddar
2.5 oz. bulk chorizo (dime size pieces)
2 oz. 'Ndjua (nickel size pieces)
Chopped Cilantro
6-8 dollops sour cream
12 thinly sliced pieces of Serrano, Fresno or
Jalapeño peppers
1 oz. sliced black olives
Hot sauce drizzle
Sprinkle of Paprika or Calabrese powder
Queso fresco (optional)

Shape and stretch the dough into a 12-inch
circle. Carefully spread your refried beans, leaving
a half-inch border. Add the three cheeses, chorizo,
olives and place pizza into the oven. When the
pizza is finished cooking, take your pizza out
of the oven and cut into desired slices. Add the
'Ndjua, cilantro, peppers, sour cream, paprika
powder, optional queso fresco, and hot sauce.
Serve and enjoy.

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Pizza Today - May 2020
Commentary
Contributors
Expo Spotlight
Meet The Makers
Conversation
Man On The Street
Tony’s Trending Recipe
Knead To Know
Destinations
workplace violence
Mozz: slice, shred or dice
Build a pizza using the five tastes
The neapolitan way on any style
Ada online
New horizons
Product showcase
Reader’s Resource
Pizza Today Yellow Pages
The Marketplace
Mike’s Monthly Tip
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