Today’s recipe for southwest pizza is a quick and hearty meal for busy nights.  If you know you will be short on time, you can throw the chicken in the crockpot in the morning and for dinner, all you have to do is chop it up and make your pizza.  It is as simple as that!  This is also our 7th Tickle My Tastebuds Tuesday!  How exciting!

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Southwest Pizza

Servings 12
Calories 273 kcal
Chef Julia - www.minivandreams.com

Ingredients

  • 1 whole wheat pizza crust preferably homemade
  • 1 pound cooked boneless skinless chicken breast, chopped
  • 1 jar salsa chunky-style
  • 1 can fat-free refried beans
  • 1 can corn drained
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1 packet low-sodium taco seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded cheese
  • 1 large can sliced black olives
  • 1 to mato diced
  • 2-3 green onion stalks sliced thinly
  • Low- fat sour cream optional

Instructions

  1. Bake pizza crust for 1/2 the time on the package.
  2. Meanwhile, saute onions and green pepper in non-stick skillet. Add corn and chicken. Continue cooking for 4-5 minutes. Add taco seasoning and water per packet instructions.
  3. Remove pizza from oven. Spread refried beans on crust.
  4. Top beans with salsa. (Use a spoon to reduce amount of liquid - you don't want a soggy pizza!)
  5. Spread chicken and onion mixture on top of salsa.
  6. Top with cheese and black olives.
  7. Return to oven to bake for additional time needed per package.
  8. Top with tomatoes and green onions.
  9. Garnish with sour cream, if desired.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition calculated as guidance only. Please recalculated based on your specific ingredients.

Nutrition Facts
Southwest Pizza
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 273 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 697mg 29%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 5g
Protein 20g 40%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Julia

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