Tired of plain cheese? Mix it up with this tangy barbeque pizza!
12-14" prepared Pizza crust 2 cups (8 ounces) California Monterey Jack or California Cheddar, shredded 1/2 cup bottled Barbecue sauce 2 cups cooked Chicken, beef or pork, shredded or cubed 1 cup canned Tomatoes, diced and drained
Preheat oven to 425°F. Spread barbecue sauce on partially baked crust. Arrange meat and tomatoes evenly over the sauce. Sprinkle cheese evenly over pizza. Bake about 15 minutes, or until cheese has melted and the crust is crisp and golden.
Makes 1 pizza. Nutrient analysis based on 8 servings.Variations: Hickory Double Cheese PizzaIf you love hickory flavor, this is your pizza. Sprinkle 1 cup shredded California Mozzarella and 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onions onto partially baked crust. Toss cooked chicken, beef or pork (shredded or cubed) with 1/2 cup hickory smoked barbecue sauce and spread over Mozzarella. Add tomatoes and sprinkle 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar and an extra drizzle of hickory sauce over all. Barbecue Chile PizzaThis variation assumes a lively Southwestern accent. Mix one 4-ounce can chopped green chiles drained (finely minced) with 1/4 cup bottle barbecue sauce. Mix cooked chicken, beef or pork (shredded or cubed) in sauce mixture and spread on crust. Add 1 cup fresh or frozen corn and tomatoes. Sprinkle with Monterey Jack or Cheddar.
This program, brought to you by Dairy Council of California, aligns with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
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