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Chicken Pesto Pizza

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 20 min.
Pesto replaces traditional tomato sauce in this delicious chicken and artichoke heart pizza.


  • 1 10 oz package cooked chicken breast
  • 1 12 inch thin pre-baked pizza crust
  • 1 small jar pre-made pesto
  • 1 6 oz jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup fontina cheese, grated
  • Pepper, freshly ground, to taste


  • Preheat oven to 450F.
  • Spread the pizza crust with the pesto. Sprinkle with chicken, artichoke hearts, and grated cheese. Season with freshly ground pepper, if desired.
  • Bake on a pizza stone or baking sheet for 8 to 10 minutes, until the cheese begins to brown; serve hot.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 373
  Calories from Fat 119 (32%)
(21%)Total Fat 13g
(18%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(15%)Cholesterol 45mg
(31%)Sodium 755mg
(9%)Potassium 328mg
Total Carbohydrate 40g
(7%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(45%)Protein 22g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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