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Mexican Chicken Fajita Pizza Recipe
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Mexican Chicken Fajita Pizza Recipe

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“This recipe has always been a hit! Even my kids like it—and it’s such a great way to sneak in extra vegetables.” —Carrie Shaub, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 8 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil, divided
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup chunky salsa
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • Sour cream and additional salsa, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 piece (calculated without optional ingredients) equals 351 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 767 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Unroll dough into a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray; flatten dough and build up edges slightly. Bake at 425° for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken over medium heat in 1/2 teaspoon oil for 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink; remove and keep warm.
  3. In the same pan, saute the onion, peppers, chili powder and cumin in remaining oil until crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in salsa and chicken.
  4. Sprinkle half of the cheese over prepared crust; top with chicken mixture and remaining cheese. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with sour cream and additional salsa if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Fajita Pizza in Healthy Cooking February/March 2011, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 piece (calculated without optional ingredients) equals 351 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 767 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Feb. 20, 2012

Very Tasty! And rather quick.

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Reviewed Mar. 8, 2011

WOW! Great recipe. Made it for work and the ladies loved it. My husband got a slice of it cold and he loved it! Easy! Quick! A real keeper!!!

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Reviewed Feb. 14, 2011

My daughter loved this and she hates veggies.

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Reviewed Jan. 29, 2011

Great taste, easy to make! Was great for leftovers too.

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