pesto pizza with tomato and chicken

Foodservice Recipe: Pesto Chicken Pizza

Smoky grilled chicken breast marinated in pesto and bursts of intense flavor from sun-dried tomatoes pair perfectly with the light saltiness of goat cheese.

Serves: 1 pizza

INGREDIENTS

1 22oz pizza dough
1 oz olive oil
6 oz baby spinach item #26680
6 oz sun-dried tomato slices item #1424
8 oz grilled chicken strips
8 oz crumbled goat cheese item #8904
2 oz prepared pesto

DIRECTIONS

  • Remove dough ball from cooler and let sit at room temperature for 1-3 hours to finish proofing.
  • Remove dough balls from package, place on flour dusted work surface and stretch dough to approx. 16″, then place on an oiled pan or pizza screen.
  • Brush dough with olive oil.
  • Mix the grilled chicken strips with the prepared pesto.
  • Place the pesto-marinated chicken, spinach and sun dried tomatoes on dough.
  • Top evenly with goat cheese crumbles.
  • Bake forced air conveyor oven 450˚F for 5 minutes.

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