Pesto Chicken Pizzas Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Servings4Cuisine
CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Italian bread16 Ounce (4 Individual Shells)
 Pizza sauce/Thick marinara sauce1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Pesto sauce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped cooked chicken1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Or Shredded)
 Shredded mozzarella1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 580 Calories from Fat 208

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.2%

Saturated Fat 6.3 g31.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.6 mg

Sodium 1005.3 mg41.9%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 6.1 g

Protein 30 g60.2%

Vitamin A 5.9% Vitamin C 3%

Calcium 19.8% Iron 14.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 500°F. Place bread shells on 2 baking sheets. Spread pizza sauce to within 1/2 inch of edges. Dollop with pesto sauce and use a spoon to swirl into pizza sauce. Sprinkle on chicken, then cheese.
2. Bake 5 to 7 minutes, until crusts are golden brown with crisp edges and cheese is melted. Cut pizzas into wedges and serve while hot.
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