Chicken Caesar Pizza Recipe
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Chicken Caesar Pizza Recipe

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Dressed greens on top of warm pizza may sound a little strange but trust me, it's fantastic. —Tracy Youngman, Post Falls, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic, divided
  • 6 tablespoons creamy Caesar salad dressing, divided
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups hearts of romaine salad mix
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 506 calories, 25 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 927 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Unroll pizza crust and press to fit into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan, pinching edges to form a rim. Bake 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and 1/2 teaspoon garlic; cook and stir until chicken is no longer pink. Remove from heat; stir in 2 tablespoons salad dressing.
  3. Spread crust with 3 tablespoons salad dressing; sprinkle with remaining garlic. Top with half of the cheeses and all of the chicken. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.
  4. In a small bowl, toss salad mix and green onions with remaining dressing. Just before serving, top pizza with salad and tomatoes. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Caesar Pizza in Simple & Delicious August/September 2013, p32

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed May. 18, 2014

"Loved it! Super easy to make and delicious. Pizza and salad...the best of 2 worlds!"

Reviewed Mar. 18, 2014

"A new family favorite!! Quick, easy & full of flavor. We added croutons to our salad which was a nice extra crunch!"

Reviewed Nov. 10, 2013

"I made this with ready made chicken and garlic flat bread to save time on a busy day. They turned out fabulous. Picky kids made their own with pepperoni and tomatoes and snacked on lettuce on the side. Will make these again for sure."

Reviewed Jul. 24, 2013

"Really good! I used additional tomatoes and put some on the pizza before baking--then added rest on top w/ lettuce after baking. I also used a Monterey PEPPER Jack cheese which gave it some bite. I added some sliced black olives for color & a little 'extra'. Excellent results. Leftovers good, too!"

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