Chicken Pesto Pizza Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Pesto Pizza recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Pesto Pizza using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ohdats

Makes 8 servings



Mellow flavor, add garlic for richer taste

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Pesto Pizza

1 tbsp dry yeast
1 1/3 cups flour
1/2 cup warm water
1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced
1 1/2 small bell peppers, Julienned (green, red, yellow)
1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
3 tablespoons pesto
1 cups (6 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Recipe Directions for Chicken Pesto Pizza

  1. Combine yeast, 1/2 cup flour, and water in bowl.

  2. Beat a low speed 30 seconds; then at high speed 3 minutes.

  3. Stir in enough remaining four to make stiff dough; knead.

  4. Place in greased bowl, cover, and let rise until doubled.

  5. Punch down and roll out crust; let rise 20 minutes.

  6. In nonstick skillet cook chicken and vegetables until done.

  7. Spread pesto on crust.

  8. Top with chicken mixture and then with cheese.

  9. Bake at 400 degrees 18-20 or until lightly browned.

Categories

Cheese, Chicken, Dairy, Herbs, Vegetables, Main Dish, Italian, Bake, Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 112.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
214
Calories from Fat
71
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.9g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
152mg
6%
Potassium
191mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
19.4g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
15.6g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 13% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
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