Carolina BBQ Chicken Pizza

Bloggers Adam and Joanne Gallagher from Inspired Taste make a chicken pizza featuring a whole-grain crust and tangy Carolina-style barbecue sauce.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated artisan pizza crust with whole grain*
3/4
cup Carolina-style barbecue sauce
1/3
cup part-skim ricotta cheese
2 1/2
cups shredded cooked chicken
1/3
cup sliced red onion
1/2
cup shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
1/4
cup crumbled blue cheese (1 oz)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease large cookie sheet. Unroll dough on cookie sheet; starting in center, press dough into 14x12-inch rectangle. Bake 8 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix 1/4 cup of the barbecue sauce and the ricotta cheese; set aside. In medium bowl, toss shredded chicken with remaining 1/2 cup barbecue sauce.
  • 3 Spread ricotta mixture evenly over partially baked crust. Top with chicken, onion, mozzarella cheese and blue cheese.
  • 4 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and edges of crust are golden brown. Sprinkle with cilantro. To serve, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

*All breads made with at least 8 grams whole grain. At least 48 grams whole grain recommended daily.

Coleslaw would be great alongside this pizza, giving a similar flavor of serving coleslaw atop a pulled pork barbecue sandwich.

Substitute shredded pork or beef for the chicken.