Fresh Pesto Chicken Pizza
3-4 cooked chicken breast copped into cubes
1 pizza crust (see recipe below)
Pesto sauce (see recipe below)
Parmesan Cheese (optional)
* Prepare Crust as below and place in oven for 20 min.
2 cups almond meal
3 tbsp olive oil
¼ tsp baking soda
1 tsp garlic powder
1 ½ tbsp fresh rosemary chopped
Pre heat oven to 350 degrees
Mix crust ingredients together in a large bowl. Mixture will be thick- form into a ball. Put ball in between two pieces of parchment paper or wax paper and roll flat. It should be about 12 inches wide, rolling it as thin as possible. Place crust onto cooking sheet, remove wax paper. If you are using a silpat, no oil is necessary. If you are using a regular cooking sheet, lightly oil it with olive oil.
* While crust is baking make pesto sauce:
2/3 cup olive oil
2 bunches of fresh basil
1/2 cup pine nuts
6 cloves of garlic
Salt to taste
Blend all ingredients in a food processor until mixed and smooth.
* Once your crust has been baked, top with pesto sauce, chicken, onions, cherry tomatoes (cut into 1/2), and parmesean cheese (optional). Return pizza to oven and cook for another 20-30 minutes or until the cheese has melted and middle is warmed.
*Remove from oven, cut, serve and enjoy!