Caramelized Pear, Spinach and Chicken Pizza

Create trendy pizzeria flavors in a made-at-home cheesy chicken pizza.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter, melted
1
can Pillsbury® refrigerated classic pizza crust
1
medium onion, coarsely chopped
2
medium firm ripe pears, thinly sliced
2
teaspoons packed brown sugar
1
package (6 oz) refrigerated grilled chicken breast strips, coarsely chopped
1
cup Alfredo sauce (from 15-oz jar)
1
package (10 oz) frozen creamed spinach, thawed
3
tablespoons refrigerated basil pesto
1/2
teaspoon rosemary leaves
1/2
teaspoon oregano leaves
1 1/2
cups shredded Italian cheese blend (6 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Brush 17x11x1-inch pan with 1 teaspoon of the melted butter. Unroll pizza crust dough in pan; press dough to cover bottom and 1/2 inch up sides.
  • 2 Place pan on lowest oven rack. Bake 6 to 10 minutes or until crust is lightly browned.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook remaining butter and onion over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is crisp-tender. Add pears and brown sugar; cook 10 to 15 minutes or until pears and onion are tender and browned, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet.
  • 4 To same skillet, add chicken, Alfredo sauce, creamed spinach, pesto, rosemary and oregano. Heat over medium heat just until warm. Spread onto baked crust; top with pear mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 5 Bake on center rack of oven 7 to 12 minutes or until edges of crust are brown and cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    450
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    960mg
    960%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    60%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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