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Chicken Caesar Deluxe Pizza

 Chicken Caesar Deluxe Pizza
“Here is my favorite pizza recipe. The tomatoes really add color, and it’s definitely worth the time it takes to put together!” Erin Hamann – Reeseville, Wisconsin
8 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + standing Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) quick-rise yeast
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1-1/4 cups warm water (120° to 130°)
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat Caesar vinaigrette
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1-3/4 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chicken and rosemary in oil
  • until chicken is no longer pink; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour, whole wheat
  • flour, sugar, yeast, salt and basil. Add water; beat just until
  • moistened. Stir in enough remaining all-purpose flour to form a soft
  • dough (dough will be sticky). Turn onto a lightly floured surface;

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Chicken Caesar Deluxe Pizza (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. Cover and rest for
  • 10 minutes.
  • Press dough onto the bottom and up the sides of a 15-in. x 10-in. x
  • 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 7-9
  • minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Spread vinaigrette over crust. Layer with spinach, green pepper,
  • mushrooms, onion and chicken. Sprinkle with cheese and tomatoes.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is
  • melted. Yield: 8 pieces.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 358 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 794 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1 fat.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.