Chicken Pesto Pizza

Presto! It’s pepped-up pizza with pesto, chicken, tomatoes and cheese!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated artisan pizza crust with whole grain*
1/2
cup refrigerated basil pesto (from 7-oz container)
2
cups shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese or Italian cheese blend (8 oz)
1
cup shredded cooked chicken breast
2
large plum (Roma) tomatoes, thinly sliced
Fresh basil leaves, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F for dark or nonstick pan (425°F for all other pans). Spray 15x10-inch pan with sides with cooking spray.
  • 2 Unroll dough in pan; starting at center, press dough into 15x10-inch rectangle. Bake about 8 minutes or until light brown.
  • 3 Spread pesto to within 1/2 inch of edges of crust. Top with 1 1/2 cups of the cheese, the chicken and tomatoes; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  • 4 Bake 5 minutes longer or until edges of crust are golden brown and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil. To serve, cut into 6 rows by 3 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    450
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    800mg
    800%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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