Chili- Cheddar Punkin’ Face Pizza
- 1 lb. ground beef
- 8 oz. can tomato sauce
- ½ cup chili beans with juice
- 1/2 tsp. chili powder
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- Pre-baked pizza crust
- 3-4 slices Monterey Jack or Colby Jack cheese
- Cilantro, sour cream, sliced olives, for garnish
In a large sauté pan, brown ground beef and sausage over medium heat until meat is no longer pink, approx. 10-12 minutes. Drain fat, then stir in tomato sauce, chili beans, and chili powder.
Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 4-5 minutes. Spread cheddar cheese over pizza crust; top cheese with prepared beef mixture.
Cut desired shapes for jack-o-lantern face from cheese slices with knife and place onto pizza. Bake in preheated 425 degree F. oven for approx. 10-12 minutes or until chili topping is hot throughout and cheese is melted and bubbly.
Let pizza set for 5 minutes before slicing. Garnish slices with sour cream, cilantro, and sliced olives if desired.