Chicken Pesto Pizza | Reader's Digest

Chicken Pesto Pizza

With store-bought bread dough for the crust and prepared pesto for sauce, this flavorful pizza is ready in less than 30 minutes.

from Reader's Digest | April 2009
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Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (1 lb.) frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 small sweet yellow pepper, julienned
  • 1/4 tsp. lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 tbs. olive oil
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 3 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup (3 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese

    How to make it 

  • 1

    Spread dough on ungreased 12-inch pizza pan. Prick dough with a fork. Brush with egg white. Bake at 400°F for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

  • 2

    In large skillet, sauté chicken, onion, yellow pepper, and lemon-pepper in oil until chicken is no longer pink; drain.

  • 3

    Spread pesto over crust. Top with chicken mixture, tomatoes, and cheese. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Yield: 6 servings ($1.17 per serving).

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 376
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 32mg
  • Sodium: 618mg
  • Carbs: 40g
  • Protein: 22g
  • Fiber: 4g

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