- Exported from MasterCook
Pesto Chicken Pizza
Recipe By : hunt
austin.metrowerks.com (Eric Hunt)
1 Preparation Time :
Categories : Poultry
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --
1/4 To 1/2 C Fresh Pesto Sauce
1 C Grated Mozzarella Cheese -- (more/less to taste)
1 Chicken Breast, Baked Or Grilled --see below
1/2 C Fresh Mushrooms -- sliced
1/2 C Sundried Tomatoes -- (in oil or not)
1 Pizza Dough Ball -- --or--
1 Can Pillsbury Pizza-Crust -- from dairy section
1/3 C Extra-Virgin Olive Oil --
Marinate chicken breast in your favorite Italian-style dressing for 3/4 done or bake in a
for 15 minutes.
1/2 c sundried tomatoes are in a 1-c container. Fill container
to top with boiling water, set aside for 10-15 minutes.
Chop chicken into bite-sized pieces. Cover and set aside.
When sundrieds have reconstituted, chop coarsely (at least chop each tomato
in half, depending on how much tomato you can handle in one bite)
Prepare pizza dough. Spread with a decent amount (not light, not heavy) of
pesto to 1/3 inch from edge of crust. You may want to initially brush entire
surface of dough liberally with olive oil, depending on your taste.
Strategically place chopped chicken and sundried tomatoes over surface of
pesto. Sprinkle half of the mushrooms on top of all this.
Cover with cheese.
Sprinkle remaining mushrooms on surface of cheese.
375 until crust is golden and cheese is bubbly and hinting at
Do not initially overbake chicken, or you will have bite-sized pieces of
leather on your pizza. I know, I got "gourmet" pizza last night suffering
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NOTES : Here's my favorite "white" pizza recipe.
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