Mexican Chicken Pizza with Cornmeal Crust

Mexican Chicken Pizza with Cornmeal Crust

Chicken, fire roasted tomatoes and Mexican cheese are the flavors in this hurry-up homemade pizza.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon sugar
1 1/4
teaspoons regular active dry yeast
1/4
teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
3/4
cup warm water
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/3
cup yellow cornmeal
Additional cornmeal
2
cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (8 oz)
1 1/2
cups shredded cooked chicken
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic fire roasted diced tomatoes or plain diced tomatoes, drained
1/2
medium yellow bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Heat oven to 450°F. In medium bowl, mix 3/4 cup of the flour, the sugar, yeast and salt. Stir in warm water and oil. Beat with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on high speed 1 minute. Stir in 1/3 cup cornmeal and remaining 3/4 cup flour to make a soft dough.
  2. On lightly floured surface, knead dough until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. Cover; let rest 10 minutes.
  3. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray; sprinkle with additional cornmeal. On cookie sheet, press dough into 14x10-inch rectangle; prick with fork. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges just begin to turn brown.
  4. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese blend. Top with chicken, tomatoes and bell pepper. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese. Bake 6 to 8 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and edges are golden brown. Sprinkle with onions and cilantro.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time-Saver
Purchase a rotisserie chicken and shred the meat for this pizza.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 390
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 430mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.