southwestern chicken pizza
  • (13.8 oz. tube) refrigerated pizza crust
  • (1/2 lb.) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • (2 Tbsp.) Crisco® Olive Oil
  • (1/2 cup) sliced onion
  • (1/2 cup) julienned green pepper
  • (3 cloves) garlic, minced
  • (1 tsp.) chili powder
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (1/8 tsp.) pepper
  • (1 cup) salsa
  • (2 cups) reduced-fat shredded Mexican cheese blend



Southwestern Chicken Pizza

A thin pizza crust topped with salsa, shredded cheese and sauteed chicken with onions and green pepper.

Preparation Time

About 20 minutes

Cook Time

About 20 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a 15 x 10 x 1 in. baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. 2Place dough in the bottom and slightly up the sides of the greased pan. Bake 8-10 minutes.
  3. 3Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil. When hot, add chicken and saute until lightly browned on all
  4. 4Add onion, green pepper, garlic, chili powder, salt and pepper, cook until tender, stirring occasionally.
  5. 5Top crust with salsa, 1 cup cheese, chicken mixture and rest of cheese. Bake 10-15 minutes, or until cheese is golden-brown.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/12 of pizza

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 191
  • Total Fat 8 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 18 g
  • Protein 12 g
  • Cholesterol 24 mg
  • Sodium 505 mg
  • Fiber 1 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Pastas and Pizzas

Recipe Ethnicity: Mexican/Southwestern

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.