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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: 351 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 767mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 starch, 3 lean meat 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

Sweet White Wine

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


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sdcowgirl
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2014

"Made this for myself using flat bread instead of pizza crust. I was awesome and gave me several servings. Easy and tastes great!!!"

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justmbeth
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2014

"This was good. I did add a bit of seasoning to the chicken while cooking it. Easy to put together."

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kcc1108
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2012

"Very Tasty! And rather quick."

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ritagrice
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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Thersia
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2011

"My daughter loved this and she hates veggies."

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katina_burks32
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2011

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

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