Chicken Pesto Pizza

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
8-inch pizza crusts
4 oz fresh mozzarella cheese slices
1 cup cooked, chopped chicken breast
1½ cups basil leaves (packed)
¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil
½ cup Parmesan cheese
⅓ cup walnuts
1 tsp minced garlic
2 cups veggies of your choice (broccoli, asparagus, etc)
½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • Step 1/7

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees F

  • Step 2/7

    • 1½ cups basil leaves (packed)
    • ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
    • ⅓ cup walnuts
    • 1 tsp minced garlic

    In a food processor, add basil leaves, Parmesan cheese, walnuts, and minced garlic. Process on low speed. Slowly add olive oil in the top of the processor to incorporate into the pesto sauce. Use slightly less or more olive oil to reach your desired sauce consistency.

  • Step 3/7

    • 8-inch pizza crusts

    Place pizza crusts on pizza pan. Spread pesto sauce evenly onto pizza crusts.

  • Step 4/7

    • 4 oz fresh mozzarella cheese slices

    Add fresh mozzarella slices evenly onto crusts and sauce.

  • Step 5/7

    • 1 cup cooked, chopped chicken breast
    • ½ tsp Italian seasoning

    Season cooked, chopped chicken breast with italian seasoning and add to pizza.

  • Step 6/7

    • 2 cups veggies of your choice (broccoli, asparagus, etc)

    Chop up veggies of your choice. Top pizza with selected vegetables.

  • Step 7/7

    Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until the edges of pizza crusts are golden brown. If using a store-bought crust, refer to package directions on bake time. Let cool and enjoy!