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Barbecue Chicken Pizza

I love this recipe! You can really alter to your taste, use spicier barbecue sauce if you like more of a bite (like my husband) or you can use a sweeter sauce if you prefer (like me). Plus you can use whatever marinade you like, or none at all. You can even grill it if you’d like a smokier flavor. This recipe makes two servings, you can share the pizza or save some for later. It’s a really quick recipe, so it would be good for those nights when you don’t know what else to make. If you forget to pull out the chicken ahead of time, just microwave it for a few minutes to defrost it and use some barbecue rub instead of marinade.

Ingredients

1 small pizza crust (I used Mama Mia’s Thin and Crispy 8″)
4 oz boneless skinless chicken breast, marinaded in your favorite flavor and diced
3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

Preheat the oven to 425.
Cook the diced chicken breasts until no longer pink.
Spread the barbecue sauce over the pizza crust, then layer on the chicken and cheese.
Bake or grill it over indirect medium heat for 15 minutes or until the cheese is golden brown.

Nutritional Info
•Servings Per Recipe: 2
•Amount Per Serving
•Calories: 241.4
•Total Fat: 4.8 g
•Cholesterol: 29.4 mg
•Sodium: 856.1 mg
•Total Carbs: 31.5 g
•Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
•Protein: 17.0 g

barbecue chicken pizza

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Ranch Cheddar Burgers

Normally I don’t like whole wheat bread stuff.  I’ve tried because I know how good they are supposed to be better for me, I just can’t get used to the taste.  Luckily these burgers are so flavorful that you can’t taste the wheat.  I like them with just a little ketchup, don’t need mayo or anything else like that.  The hubby doesn’t even care that they are turkey burgers!  Since we normally cook these on the grill, it’s easy to just throw some asparagus on there too.

Ingredients

1 lb lean ground turkey
1 (1 ounce) envelope dry ranch dressing mix
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

Mix all three ingredients together in a bowl and form into four patties.  Cook on a grill or in a frying pan on top of the stove.  Cook for five minutes on each side or until no longer pink inside.

Nutritional Info

  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 228.9
  • Total Fat: 10.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 85.9 mg
  • Sodium: 797.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 28.9 g

 

 

Steak, Potato and Asparagus Pizza

Well here it is, the steak, potato and asparagus pizza.  The picture doesn’t really do it justice, but I had a hungry husband to feed and only got a quick shot of it.  I really like to cook it on the grill because it gives a nice smoky flavor to it.  Unfortunately we don’t have a grill yet, so this one was done in the oven.  The main thing to watch for when you make this is to check that the potatoes are pretty tender, about the consistancy of a baked potato.  Otherwise it can be a little difficult to take a bite.

 Ingredients

12″ premade pizza crust
1/2 pound chopped steak, fat trimmed off
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1 medium potato thinly sliced
2 cups steamed/chopped asparagus
1/2 cup A1 sauce
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

 Directions

Saute the steak and onion together in a pan.  Add potatoes and cook until they are tender (time will depend on how thick they are).

Meanwhile, steam the asparagus until tender then chop into bite sized pieces.

Spread the A1 sauce evenly over the crust, cover with the asparagus, onions, potatoes and steak and top with the cheese.

Etiher cook in a 425 oven for about 15 minutes or cook on the grill until cheese is golden.

Nutritional Info

  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 337.1
  • Total Fat: 10.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.0 mg
  • Sodium: 877.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 31.1 g