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Quick BBQ Chicken Pizzas

- Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr
Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr

Baking the pizzas directly on the oven rack gives you a crisp crust in less time. You can substitute shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese for fresh.

Yields: Serves 4 (serving size: 3 wedges)

Nutrition

calories 337

fat 11g

satfat 3.3g

monofat 2.5g

polyfat 2.9g

protein 21.3g

carbohydrate 37.4g

fiber 2.6g

cholesterol 52mg

iron 2.6mg

sodium 538mg

calcium 136mg

Ingredients

Cooking spray

3/4 cup chopped red onion

1 1/2 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast (about 6 ounces)

1/4 cup unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)

1/4 cup lower-sodium marinara sauce (such as Dell'Amore)

1/4 cup barbecue sauce (such as Stubb's)

3 (7-inch) thin pizza crusts (such as Mama Mary's)

2 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced

1/3 cup chopped green onions

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

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How to Make It

Preheat oven to 450°.

Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion; sauté 2 minutes or until translucent. Stir in chicken, stock, marinara, and barbecue sauce; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove pan from heat.

Spread about 1/2 cup chicken mixture over each crust; top evenly with mozzarella cheese. Place pizzas directly on oven rack; bake at 450° for 9 minutes or until cheese melts. Top with green onions and pepper. Cut each pizza into 4 wedges.

Cook's Notes:

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