Recipe: Barbecue chicken pizza


Dietitian's tip: Vegetables, lean chicken breast and calcium-rich low-fat cheese makes this pizza a healthy, well-balanced meal.

By Mayo Clinic staff

Serves 4


o    1 cup tomato sauce, no salt added

o    1 12-inch thin pizza crust

o    8 green pepper rings

o    1 tomato, sliced

o    1 cup mushrooms, sliced

o    4 ounces cooked chicken breast, sliced about 1-inch thick, with all visible fat removed

o    2 tablespoons barbecue sauce

o    1 cup reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded


Preheat the oven to 400 F.

Spread the sauce evenly over the pizza crust. Add the pepper, tomato, mushrooms and chicken. Drizzle barbecue sauce over the pizza and top with cheese.

Bake about 12 to 14 minutes. Cut the pizza into 8 slices and serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size: 2 slices
Calories384Sodium740 mg
Total fat12 gTotal carbohydrate48 g
Saturated fat4 gDietary fiber4 g
Trans fat0 gSugars0 g
Monounsaturated fat1.5 gProtein21 g
Cholesterol39 mg