California Pizza Recipe

With chicken, olives and avocados, this is a refreshing change of pace from the ordinary pizza.
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Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
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 Canned tomato sauce8 Ounce
 Dried oregano1 Teaspoon
 Dried basil leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic powder/Onion powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Original bisquick mix2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Cold water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Shredded monterey jack cheese1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (6 ounces)
 Cut-up cooked chicken2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Cut up cooked chicken2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sliced ripe olives1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Avocado1 Medium, sliced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 967 Calories from Fat 505

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g88.5%

Saturated Fat 17.7 g88.7%

Trans Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 186.2 mg

Sodium 1700 mg70.8%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.5%

Dietary Fiber 9.7 g38.6%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 63 g126.1%

Vitamin A 26.8% Vitamin C 23.5%

Calcium 44.9% Iron 34.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat oven to 425ºF. Mix tomato sauce, oregano, basil, salt, garlic powder and pepper; set aside. Stir Bisquick mix and cold water until soft dough forms. Pat or roll dough into 12-inch circle on ungreased cookie sheet with hands dusted with Bisquick mix; pinch edge, forming 1/2-inch rim. Or pat dough in 12-inch pizza pan.
2. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the cheese over dough. Spread tomato sauce over top. Top with chicken and olives. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is bubbly. Garnish with avocado slices.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft) Use boiling water to make dough.


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shakti says :

Why is for breakfat. You have 45 minutes to make breakfast in the morning. Nonetheless recipe looks good.
Posted on: 10 January 2007 - 6:05pm