Cuban Pizza Recipe

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  1. Saute onion in olive oil for about 4 minutes on med-high heat, you can add more oil to coat onions well.
  2. Add garlic and cook for additional 3 minutes.
  3. Add tomato paste, tomato sauce, bay leaf, seasonings, and brown sugar.
  4. Simmer uncovered on med-low for 30 minutes or until thick. Watch out for splattering and stir frequently.
  5. (Here, you can chose to refrigerate the sauce overnight or use it immediately).
  6. (Optional).
  7. To make this pizza with a more authentic Latin taste, you can make a roux:.
  8. Saute flour in 2 T of butter until lightly golden.
  9. Add can of enchilada sauce.
  10. You may chose to add cumin, garlic, brown sugar, and beef broth to taste.
  11. Simmer this at med-low until thickened.
  12. Mix into pizza sauce a little at a time to taste (the more you add, the spicier it will be).
  13. Spray olive oil spray on tops of pizza crusts.
  14. Add about 1/2 cup sauce to pizza (be careful to not add too much).
  15. Crumble some cojita cheese and add about 1/2 cup of other cheeses.
  16. Add any other toppings such as peperoni or Canadian bacon.
  17. Top with more cheese and bake as directed for whatever type of crust you have.
  18. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 2680 Kcal (11221 kJ)
Calories from fat 1894.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 210.51g 324%
Cholesterol 617.58mg 206%
Sodium 8500.34mg 354%
Potassium 1506.35mg 32%
Total Carbs 50.46g 17%
Sugars 26.57g 106%
Dietary Fiber 4.47g 18%
Protein 153.79g 308%
Vitamin C 19.1mg 32%
Vitamin A 2.4mg 79%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Calcium 3930.5mg 393%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 380.63 Kcal (1594 kJ)
Calories from fat 269.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.9g 324%
Cholesterol 87.71mg 206%
Sodium 1207.28mg 354%
Potassium 213.94mg 32%
Total Carbs 7.17g 17%
Sugars 3.77g 106%
Dietary Fiber 0.63g 18%
Protein 21.84g 308%
Vitamin C 2.7mg 32%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 79%
Iron 0.3mg 13%
Calcium 558.2mg 393%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 70.3
  • 73

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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