California Cuisine Pizza

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 25 min.
Total: 40 min.
A white sauce made of ricotta and mozzarella replaces traditional tomato sauce in this garlicky chicken pizza creation.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken tenders
  • 1 Tbs garlic oil
  • 1 tsp dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 16 oz pre-baked pizza crust
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 10 oz package frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 Tbs sun-dried tomatoes marinated in olive oil, drained and chopped
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Cut chicken into1-inch pieces. In large skillet, heat garlic oil. Add chicken and cook for 10 minutes or until chicken juices are clear. Stir in Italian seasoning and remove from heat.
  • Combine ricotta and mozzarella; spread on pre-baked pizza crust. Spread spinach over cheese mixture; add the chicken and tomatoes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake pizza for 10 to 15 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • Cut into portions and serve. Refrigerate leftovers immediately.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 536
  Calories from Fat 209 (39%)
(34%) Total Fat 22g
(34%) Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(18%) Cholesterol 53mg
(44%) Sodium 1067mg
(10%) Potassium 365mg
Total Carbohydrate 51g
(5%) Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(55%) Protein 28g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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