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Pesto Chicken Pizzas

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4

These family-friendly pizzas can be assembled and baked faster than calling for delivery. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
cup cut-up cooked chicken breast
2
tablespoons refrigerated reduced-fat or regular basil pesto
4
whole wheat pita (pocket) breads (6 inch)
1/2
cup pizza sauce
1/4
cup chopped onion
1/4
cup chopped yellow bell pepper
1/4
cup shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese (1 oz)
2
tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, mix chicken and pesto until blended.
  • 2
    Place pita bread in single layer on cookie sheet. Spread 2 tablespoons pizza sauce on each pita. Divide chicken mixture evenly among pita bread. Top with remaining ingredients.
  • 3
    Bake about 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut pizzas into wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Whole wheat flour used to make whole wheat pitas is a great way to help fill your day with fiber. Fiber works to maintain your digestive system by keeping things moving.
  • Get kids involved in making their own pizzas. Let them select favorite healthy toppings, such as mushrooms, pineapple or chopped tomatoes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
490mg
20%
Potassium
320mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
6g
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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