Cheese

Pesto Chicken Pizza

August 28, 2019
Photo by Dash of Amy
Author Notes

A "must make" pizza starting with dough, homemade pesto sauce, cooked chicken, sliced tomatoes, and finished off with cheddar and mozzarella cheeses. —Dash of Amy

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 25 minutes
  • Makes 8
Ingredients
  • Pesto Sauce
  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Pizza
  • 6 chicken cutlets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Montreal chicken seasoning
  • 3 sliced tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 prepared pizza dough
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Pesto Sauce
  2. Place basil and garlic in a food processor, and mix on high until well minced.
  3. Add the other ingredients and mix on high until smooth.
  4. Add more olive oil, turn to high, and mix until very well blended with pourable consistency.
  1. Pizza
  2. Cook the chicken for about 4-5 minutes on each side in a skillet over medium heat in olive oil and top with spices.
  3. Cut the chicken into small pieces.
  4. Spread about 1/2 cup of the pesto sauce over prepared dough.
  5. Top evenly with the chicken, then tomatoes, then both cheeses.
  6. Bake at 425* for 15 minutes.

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