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Chicken Pesto Pizza

By utilizing the convenience of cooked chicken, prepared basil pesto and refrigerated pizza dough, this delicious pizza is ready in under 30 minutes!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 slices


  • 1 (13.8 ounce) tube refrigerated pizza dough
  • ¼ cup prepared basil pesto more or less, to taste
  • 1 cup cooked shredded chicken
  • 2 ½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided
  • 1 Roma tomato thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh julienned or chopped basil loosely packed
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for topping optional


  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a 12 inch pizza pan with cooking spray. Unroll dough onto pan and press from center to form dough to pan. Bake for 8 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and spread pesto sauce over crust, leaving about an inch on the edge of crust. Top with 2 cups of the shredded cheese, cooked chicken and tomatoes. Sprinkle the remaining ½ cup of shredded cheese evenly over pizza.
  • Bake for an additional 5 to 7 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle with basil and Parmesan cheese, if desired.