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Chicken Pesto Pizza Recipe


I had some extra flatbread on hand and was looking to put it to good use. I came across a recipe for chicken pesto pizza and thought I would give it a try. I really like the thin crust and the crispiness of the baked flatbread, it’s perfect for pizza. Basically, this pizza is topped with a pesto sauce, artichoke hearts, chicken and cheese. If you don’t want to use chicken, I would recommend trying shrimp. This recipe uses a pretty basic basil pesto consisting of ingredients such as basil, garlic, pine nuts and olive oil. There is nothing hard about this pizza recipe and if you are using pre-cooked chicken, it can be served within 30 minutes. Enjoy.


(Makes 6 servings)

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Chicken Pesto Pizza Recipe


  • Author: Bobby

Ingredients

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  • 1 flatbread pizza crust
  • 2 cups chicken breast strips (cooked)
  • 1 (6 ounces) jar artichoke hearts (drained)
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Basil Pesto Sauce-
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves (packed)
  • 1 garlic cloves
  • 1/8 cup pine nuts
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (divided)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. To make basil pesto- Combine basil, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Add 1/3 cup of oil and blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the cheese and set aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Spread pesto sauce over the pizza crust evenly. Arrange chicken pieces and artichoke hearts over the sauce. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes or until the cheese has melted and flatbread is browned and crispy.

2 comments

  1. Megan says:

    I’m surprised I forgot to comment on this. This is one of my favs! I have an AMAZING homemade crust that it goes perfect with

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