Shari Duncan

Chicken Pesto Pizza with Feta

by on Jan.12, 2013, under Egg and Main Course Ideas, Recipes

Make Friday Night (or any night)  Pizza Night!

Yes, even pizza can be healthy, Without sacrificing taste.  Fresh and flavorful homemade pizza in 30 minutes .  Faster than delivery AND no tip required!

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • One whole wheat pizza crust (Boboli)
  • 1 large chicken breast (~8 oz) diced

    Fresh Veggies, Chicken and Pesto....PIZZA NIGHT!!

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3-4 Tbsp basil pesto sauce
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • Feta cheese – grated
  • Shredded parmesan/ Romano cheese
  • Minced garlic
  • Italian spice blend (oregano, basil,garlic)

Optional :  mushrooms, red peppers, spinach, artichokes, etc.

Get as creative as you wish.

Preheat oven to 450°.

Heat olive oil and minced garlic in over med high heat.  Add diced chicken breast,season generously with italian spices.  Sauté over medium high heat stirring once or twice for 5 to 8 minutes until  brown and cooked through.  Remove from heat and set aside.

Spread thin layer of prepared pesto sauce on base of pizza crust.  Layer sliced tomatoes followed by chicken, olives, and other fresh vegetables as desired.  ( I added mushrooms and sliced red bell peppers).  Top with grated feta, to taste and additional herbs.

Bake on middle rack for 10 minutes. Then tue. Broiler to hi heat and cook an additional 2 minutes .  Remove from oven sprinkle with shredded Parmesan/Romano cheese blend

Allow pie to set and cool on rack 2-5 minutes.

Slice and enjoy!

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