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Chicken and Spinach Alfredo Pizza

Chicken and Spinach Alfredo Pizza for the pizza lovers and the chicken lovers and the Alfredo sauce lovers.
Servings: 8
Calories: 240kcal

Ingredients

Pizza

  • 1/2 french bread dough (or your favorite pizza dough homemade or store bought)
  • 1 1/2 cups Alfredo Sauce* (homemade recipe below, or use some from a jar)
  • 1 cup spinach (raw)
  • 1 chicken breast (or 1 1/2 cups chopped chicken)
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella

Alfredo Sauce

  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 TBS parsley

Instructions

Pizza

  • Preheat oven with a pizza stone inside to 475 **
  • After the dough has risen for the first time, instead of shaping the dough into 2 long loaves, shape one of the loaves into a ball. Let rise about 40 minutes, until doubled.
  • Meanwhile, make Alfredo sauce. Allow to cool for a few minutes before putting on the pizza dough.
  • Using a small rolling pin, spread pizza dough out to make crust. About 3/4 inch thick, and 14 inches across.
  • Spread Alfredo sauce over the top of the dough. Leave about 1/2 inch free on each edge.
  • Lay spinach over sauce.
  • Sprinkle chicken around the entire pizza.
  • Spread cheese evenly over the spinach and chicken.
  • Carefully transfer to oven using a pizza peel, sprinkled with flour and corn meal (Tip: before we transfer the pizza we make sure the dough is loose on the pizza peel, by shaking the peel a little bit. If it is not moving freely lift up the edges of the pizza and add a little more cornmeal all around until it is loose)
  • Bake for 9 to 10 minutes. **
  • Cut into slices and enjoy.

Alfredo Sauce

  • Add all ingredients to a sauce pan over medium heat
  • Bring to a boil, stirring often
  • Lower temperature to medium low, keep sauce simmering, continue to cook for about 15 more minutes as sauce thickens
  • Stir sauce often to ensure no burning

Notes

*we only use about 3/4 of the alfredo sauce recipe, if using homemade
****if you do not have a pizza stone bake on a cookie sheet or pizza pan at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 657mg | Potassium: 141mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 502IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 1mg