Quick BBQ Chicken Pizzas

Quick BBQ Chicken PizzasRecipe
Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr


Baking the pizzas directly on the oven rack gives you a crisp crust in less time. You can substitute shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese for fresh.


Serves 4 (serving size: 3 wedges)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 337
Fat 11 g
Satfat 3.3 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 2.9 g
Protein 21.3 g
Carbohydrate 37.4 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Cholesterol 52 mg
Iron 2.6 mg
Sodium 538 mg
Calcium 136 mg


Cooking spray
3/4 cup chopped red onion
1 1/2 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast (about 6 ounces)
1/4 cup unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)
1/4 cup lower-sodium marinara sauce (such as Dell'Amore)
1/4 cup barbecue sauce (such as Stubb's)
3 (7-inch) thin pizza crusts (such as Mama Mary's)
2 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
1/3 cup chopped green onions
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Preheat oven to 450°.

2. Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion; sauté 2 minutes or until translucent. Stir in chicken, stock, marinara, and barbecue sauce; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove pan from heat.

3. Spread about 1/2 cup chicken mixture over each crust; top evenly with mozzarella cheese. Place pizzas directly on oven rack; bake at 450° for 9 minutes or until cheese melts. Top with green onions and pepper. Cut each pizza into 4 wedges.


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Also featured in: Southern Living, May 2015;