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Monterey Pizza

Monterey Pizza
Monterey Pizza


  • 1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 3/4 cup warm water 43 to 45 degrees C (110 to 115 degrees F)
  • 1 cup Kellogg's* All-Bran* Original cereal
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose or bread flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded Tex-Mex cheese blend, divided
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 (14 ounce) can refried beans
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeno peppers (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup sliced sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced sweet yellow pepper
  • 1 (10 ounce) can sliced mushrooms


  1. Crust: In small bowl, stir yeast into warm water. Let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in cereal. Let stand for 5 minutes or until cereal is softened.
  2. In food processor bowl, combine flour, salt and 125 ml (1/2 cup) of the cheese; pulse to mix. Add oil and process for 30 seconds. Add cereal mixture; continue processing for 30 seconds or until dough is formed. Remove and shape into smooth ball. Cover with plastic wrap; let rest in warm place for 10 minutes.
  3. Toppings: In medium bowl, mix together refried beans, salsa, jalapeno peppers and cumin. Set aside.
  4. With heal of hand, on 30 cm (12-inch) pizza pan, press dough out to form crust. Spread with bean mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 125 ml (1/2 cup) Mexican cheese blend and 250 ml (1 cup) of the Monterey Jack cheese. Arrange vegetables over top. Sprinkle top with remaining Monterey Jack cheese.
  5. Bake at 230 degrees C (450 F) for about 12 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is light brown. Let cool for 5 minutes before cutting.

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