Friday, April 20, 2012

Mediterranean Chicken Pizza.

This pizza is delicious!  This thin, crispy crust topped with  fresh veggies, chicken, and feta cheese is a mouth watering combo!

1 ¼ cups warm water
1 packet active dry yeast
1 ¼ tablespoons sugar
3 ¼ cups flour
½ teaspoon salt

Mix the water, yeast, and sugar in a glass bowl.  Allow to sit for 8-10 minutes.  In a separate bowl mix together the flour and salt.  Add the liquid mixture to the flour mixture and stir for 4-6 minutes.  Add flour or water depending on if the dough is too dry or wet.  Cover the dough and let rise in a warm place for an hour and a half.  Do not let rise for longer than two hours.  This will make two pizzas, so roll half the dough out on a floured surface so that the dough is about 1/4 of an inch thick.  Flour a 9 x 13 pan and place the dough on the pan.  Preheat oven to 450 degrees.  
Now for the topping....  (Recipe adapted from TAMMYSRECIPES.COM).
Sauce Ingredients:
2/3 cup Italian dressing
3 Cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
Dash of pepper

4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
2 cups cooked chicken, cubed
1/3 cup sun dried tomatoes
3/4 cup feta cheese
1/3 cup diced onions
1 cup baby spinach leaves
2 medium roma tomatoes

Mix all of the sauce ingredients in a bowl.  Spread the sauce onto the pizza dough.  Layer the toppings in any order you'd like.  I suggest layering it in this order:  mozzarella cheese, chicken, tomatoes, sun dried tomatoes, onions, spinach, then feta.  Bake the pizza in the oven at 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until the crust is golden and crispy.  Serve with crushed red peppers or parmesan cheese!  

1 comment:

Jenna said...

mmm I will have to try this.