Rich Chicken Alfredo Pizza
Total TimePrep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
Makes1 pizza (8 large or 12 appetizer slices)
- 2-1/2 teaspoons butter
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
- 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
- 1 prebaked 12-inch thin pizza crust
- 1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
- 1 cup thinly sliced baby portobello mushrooms
- 1 cup fresh baby spinach
- 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add cream; cook until liquid is reduced by half, 15-20 minutes. Add the Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper; cook and stir until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in parsley. Cool slightly.
- Place crust on an ungreased baking sheet; spread with cream mixture. Top with chicken, mushrooms, spinach and mozzarella cheese. Bake at 450° for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 391 calories, 26g fat (15g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 612mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein.
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Jan 28, 2019
This was really good. My husband thought it was too rich. It's definitely rich (hence the name), but I really liked it. I forgot to buy spinach so I made it without and it was still great. I bet artichokes would make a nice addition.
Jul 25, 2018
I didn't really follow the recipe for the pizza itself, but saved it solely for the sauce recipe. The only three things I did a bit differently were: I cut it in half as full recipe would be too much for my needs (I'm single and only cook for myself), and I wanted to see if it could be made ahead and kept in the fridge for a day; I used garlic butter instead of butter and minced garlic as that's what I had handy; I didn't have fresh parsley so used 1/3 of the amount of dried parsley from a jar. Also I omitted the salt as parmesan cheese and the garlic butter tend to already have salt. Of course extra can be added later to taste if it's too bland. This is DEFINITELY a keeper, so simple! Even simmering just with the garlic butter and cream to reduce it, it smelled amazing! I also used a thawed homemade parbaked 8" pizza crust, which I had made ahead and frozen after parbaking, for a genuine fully from scratch pizza.
Feb 14, 2018
This sauce is DELICIOUS!!!!! We use it on other pizzas as well, most recently with caramelized onions, sauteed mushrooms, mozzarella, and sliced grilled sirloin steak.
Jan 8, 2017
This is a great pizza. You can only make a tomato based pizza so many times before you get tired of it. This is a great way to change up pizza night.
Sep 17, 2014
This is so good, my card club girls loved it. I used half n half instead of cream, used a little corn starch to thicken.
Aug 31, 2014
Awesome! The Portobello mushrooms really set off this dish!
Mar 13, 2014
The alfredo sauce for this pizza is simply divine! Excellent pizza, even though I leave out the spinach & mushrooms.
Jan 11, 2014
I thought this was excellent, and my husband liked it as well! I will definitely make it again.