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Baja Chicken Taco Pizza Recipe

Baja Chicken Taco Pizza Recipe

With cilantro, taco seasoning, chicken, avocado and lots of cheese, this flavorful pizza is filling and so refreshing. —Jenny Flake, Newport Beach, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + standing YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch thin pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and thinly sliced


  • 1. In a blender or food processor, combine the salad dressing, salsa, lime juice and cilantro. Cover and process on high for 1-2 minutes or until smooth; set aside. In a small bowl, combine chicken and taco seasoning; set aside.
  • 2. Place crust on an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan. Spread salsa mixture over crust. Sprinkle with the chicken mixture, tomato, onion and cheese. Bake at 425° for 17-20 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Sprinkle with lettuce; top with avocado slices. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 639 calories, 41g fat (9g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 1386mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 29g protein.

Reviews for Baja Chicken Taco Pizza

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monjean User ID: 5208108 135097
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2011

"I agree about the sauce...I made the whole amount but only used half, and it still might have been a bit too much...but the pizza was very good!"

carrie carney User ID: 1551037 77600
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2011

"Excellent. I used a mexican blend cheese and this is definitely much easier to manage after it has cooled a bit and using a knife and fork. I would definitely make this again. Very pleased and even my 5 year old liked it."

becky6319 User ID: 4496267 160754
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2011

"Thanks to the others, I cut the sauce in half. My family liked it. Next time, I will chop the avocado because the slices kept falling off."

jess77 User ID: 2496847 78648
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2011

"This tasted awesome, but I do agree about too much sauce. Reduce the amount of dressing, and you'll be golden. My family loved this!"

abbieb User ID: 5256284 67019
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2011

"This flavor combo was delish, but there was way way way too much sauce. I think it would be better with just 1/2 c. of ranch dressing, and definitely let it set for the full 10 minutes (I may have rushed it a bit, because my toppings slid off left and right!). Also, I put all the cheese on top, but it might be better to layer half on the bottom, right over the sauce, and the other half on top of the chicken and veggies."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.