Pesto Pizza

Chicken Pesto Pizza

Chicken Pesto Pizza is a delicious addition to your pizza night. A fun change of pace from your traditional pizza toppings, chicken pesto pizza will become a new family favorite.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword pesto, pizza, pizza dough
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 59kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 1 C precooked chicken about 1 chicken breast cut into bite size pieces
  • 4-5 Tablespoons Pesto
  • Pizza Dough
  • Pizza Sauce or more Pesto
  • Mozzarella Cheese sliced
  • Parmesan Cheese grated


  • Mix 2 Tablespoons of pesto with cut up chicken or use leftover Pesto Chicken.
  • Mix 2 Tablespoons pesto with pizza sauce or use straight pesto as sauce.
  • Cover pizza paddle or backside of a cookie sheet with a light layer of cornmeal.
  • Roll out dough (may need to add a little extra flour).
  • Add a layer of sauce or pesto, pesto chicken and then cheese.
  • Add a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese at the end.
  • Slide pizza from paddle or cookie sheet into oven onto the hot pizza stone.
  • Cook in oven preheated to 450 degrees for about 10-12 minutes until cheese is bubbly and lightly browned and edges of crust are golden brown.


Calories: 59kcal | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 26mg | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.2mg