Friday, February 19, 2010

Friday Foods

Pesto Chicken Pizza

Prep Time:10 min
Start to Finish:25 min
makes:4 servings

1 cup cut-up cooked chicken breast
2 tablespoons refrigerated reduced-fat or regular basil pesto
4 whole wheat pita (pocket) breads (6 inch)
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese (1 oz)
2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese


1. Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, mix chicken and pesto until blended.
2. Place pita bread in single layer on cookie sheet. Spread 2 tablespoons pizza sauce on each pita. Divide chicken mixture evenly among pita bread. Top with remaining ingredients.
3. Bake about 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut pizzas into wedges.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 280 (Calories from Fat 80); Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 35mg; Sodium 490mg; Total Carbohydrate 30g (Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars 6g); Protein 19g Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 10%; Calcium 15%; Iron 15% Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 2 *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


I have yet to try this, but I plan on making it this weekend. It looks too delicious to pass up!

7 comments:

Lil' Woman said...

Yumm! :)

Anais said...

That looks delicious! I have to say though, I'm more of a pizza purist: I usually stick to buffalo mozzarella and basil. But I mean, if someone were to offer me a slice of that yummy-looking chicken pesto pizza I would definitely not turn it down :P

Jamie Pickle said...

This looks yummy. Let us know how it goes!

Sarah said...

Oooh...yummy. I do a similar pizza using pillsbury pizza crust, alfredo sauce, pesto, jalapenos, mushrooms, mozzarella, parmesan, and feta cheese--it's delicious, you should try it!

Al said...

gosh anything with chicken, pesto and cheese has to be amazing

Aleta said...

Not many ingredients - check
Doesn't take long to prepare - check
Looks delicious - check!

I think I'll have to try this!

Thanks for sharing :)

the-soul-divine said...

Oh yummo! I am so going to try this one out - a good twist on the traditional pizza!

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