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Homemade Chicken Alfredo Pizzas Recipe
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Homemade Chicken Alfredo Pizzas Recipe

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Give these mouthwatering Alfredo pizzas a try next time you need to feed a crowd but want something healthier than delivery pizza. Even with their from-scratch crust and sauce, you’ll be surprised by how easily they come together. —Catherine Nickelson, Scandia, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + standing Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + standing Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) quick-rise yeast
  • 1 cup warm water (120° to 130°)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 2-1/2 to 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breasts
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped fresh baby spinach
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Nutritional Facts

328 calories: 1 slice, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 568mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 2-1/2 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough (dough will be sticky).
  2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle cornmeal over two 12-in. pizza pans coated with cooking spray. Divide dough in half. On a floured surface, roll each portion into a 13-in. circle. Transfer to prepared pans. Build up edges slightly. Prick dough thoroughly with a fork; brush with oil. Bake at 425° for 5-8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  4. In a small saucepan, saute garlic in butter until tender. Stir in the parsley, pepper and remaining salt. Combine flour and milk until smooth. Stir into pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  5. Spread over crusts; top with chicken, tomatoes, spinach, cheeses and Italian seasoning. Bake 10-12 minutes longer or until crusts are lightly browned and cheeses are melted. Yield: 2 pizzas (6 slices each).
Originally published as Homemade Chicken Alfredo Pizzas in Healthy Cooking December/January 2011, p31

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.


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MsFyfe
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2014

"Used this recipe for my BBQ pizzas. Made only the crust portion. I added 1 tsp oil to the yeast/water mixture and I drizzled 1 tbsp of oil while pulsing with flour in my processor. I must say the crust did turn out delicious. I will use this recipe again, since it was enough to cover 2 BBQ pizza pans that normally I use."

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maddawson
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2013

"I made this pizza & was told it was the best pizza I had ever made. It was amazingly good! I was able to use fresh spinach out of my garden too!"

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s_pants
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2013

"The crust was a little too crispy for my liking and I used poached chicken which was a little bland. Next time I would want season the chicken somehow, but overall it was very good."

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jsmith251
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2012

"The crust was bland as cardboard and didn't need to be cooked twice. The sauce was bland. It was really hard to eat."

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jsmith251
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2012

"This recipe was very disappointing. The crust was bland and cardboard-like. The sauce did not taste like any alfredo sauce I have ever had. Overall it was hard to eat the chicken and crust that had been baked twice."

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cheeriogirl
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2012

"Really quite good. I am not a huge fan of the taste of reheated chicken, so I will probably leave that out next time."

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marrisa_s
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2012

"I used my own pizza crust recipe but did everything else according to directions and it turned out great! It was delicious!!"

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rc1972
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2011

"I really like this pizza. It's fun and easy to make. When I think of pizza,this one always comes to my mind to make."

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MargaretJoy
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2011

"I used my own crust recipe. For the sauce, added the flour to the butter and cooked that for a few seconds before whisking in the milk. I also used a little less cheese. Substituted red bell peppers for the tomatoes since that's what I had on hand, and added some canned mushrooms and artificial bacon bits. Delicious!"

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jcanter
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2011

"We loved this recipe! My husband (who doesn't cook) even helped me make the sauce. I thought the Alfredo sauce (by itself tasted great). One quick thing I do is to buy the package of Fleishman's Pizza Yeast and make the crust using the recipe that comes on the back. Then I continue with this recipe. Both crusts are good!!!"

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