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Photo: Susie Cushner
Prep time 10 mins
Other time 15 mins
Yield 4 to 6 servings
Top pizza dough or prepared pizza crusts with leftover cooked chicken, tomato sauce, fresh herbs, and shredded mozzarella for a simple weeknight dinner.


  • Frozen dough (thawed) for 2 pizzas or 2 prepared crusts
  • About 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 cup shredded leftover cooked chicken
  • 1 cup fresh basil, spinach, or other greens
  • 8 ounces shredded mozzarella (2 cups)
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • Cornmeal

Nutrition Information

  • calcium 266 mg
  • calories 424
  • caloriesfromfat 1 %
  • carbohydrate 21 g
  • cholesterol 57 mg
  • fat 30 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • iron 3 mg
  • protein 21 mg
  • satfat 9 g
  • sodium 920 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place a pizza stone, unglazed ceramic tiles, or a heavy cookie sheet on the oven rack. Preheat oven to 400º F. If starting with pizza dough, pat or pull each piece into a 12-inch circle. Top each with some sauce, then scatter the chicken, basil, and mozzarella over each. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle pizza stone with the cornmeal. Using the back of a cookie sheet, transfer the pizza to the oven. (You may have to bake the pizzas one at a time, depending on your oven size.) Bake 20 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the crust is browned.