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Chicken Pizza with a Kick

Chicken Pizza with a Kick

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep 25 mins
  • Bake 13 mins

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Give refrigerated pizza dough a quick Mexican twist by topping the dough with picante or taco saucethat's Spanish for spicy! Top with chicken, red sweet peppers, onions, and cheddar cheese, and bake until golden.


  • 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into thin strips
  • 2 teaspoons cooking oil
  • 1 medium red sweet pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 of a medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 10 - ounce package refrigerated pizza dough
  • 1/2 cup bottled mild picante sauce or taco sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (2 ounces)


  1. In a large nonstick skillet cook chicken strips in hot oil over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove from skillet. Add sweet pepper and onion to skillet; cook about 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  2. Coat a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Unroll pizza dough into pan; press with fingers to form a 12x8-inch rectangle. Pinch edges of dough to form crust.
  3. Spread crust with picante sauce. Top with chicken and vegetables; sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Bake in a 400 degree F oven for 13 to 18 minutes or until crust is brown and cheese melts. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Chicken Pizza with a Kick)

Servings Per Recipe 6, carb. (g) 34, pro. (g) 21, cal. (kcal) 305, Starch () 2, sat. fat (g) 3, chol. (mg) 43, Fat, total (g) 9, Vegetables () 1, Lean Meat () 2, sodium (mg) 527, fiber (g) 2, Fat () 1

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