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 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 6

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.

Expert Tips

Purchase a rotisserie chicken and shred the meat for this pizza.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
430mg
430%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
15%;
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.