Buffalo Chicken Pizza

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 35 min.
Cook Time: 25 min.
Total: 60 min.
Angie McGowan
The perfect pie to pair with any football game.

Ingredients

  • Chicken and Sauce1 16-inch frozen pizza crust
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 dash kosher salt
  • 1 dash pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Toppings1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/3 red bell peppers, sliced
  • 1/4 med onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese
  • 8 green onions, chopped

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Add salt, pepper, cayenne, and paprika to chicken.
  • Preheat a large skillet. Drizzle with olive oil. Add chicken to skillet. Brown chicken.
  • Add tomato paste, water, hot sauce, garlic, and oregano. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Simmer until sauce is very thick.
  • Pre-bake pizza crust at 450°F. Top with sauce and then chicken. Sprinkle with 1 cup of mozzarella cheese.
  • Top with vegetables, blue cheese, and the rest of the mozzarella cheese. Bake until cheese has melted and edges are browned, around 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 506
  Calories from Fat 195 (39%)
(34%)Total Fat 22g
(48%)Saturated Fat 10g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(27%)Cholesterol 82mg
(63%)Sodium 1519mg
(23%)Potassium 792mg
Total Carbohydrate 44g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(71%)Protein 35g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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