Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Kitchen Experiments: His & Her Pizzas

Cooking in the Hamra household is a responsibility best shared. We both love to cook! We had my parents and sisters over last night so we both took a stab at dinner. I made a chicken Alfredo pizza with homemade Alfredo sauce and John did a BBQ chicken pizza.

Kari's Chicken Alfredo Pizza
2 chicken breasts, shredded
1  tablespoon butter 
1 1/4  cups  half-and-half 
1  cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese 
2 cups Mozerella
1 Tablespoon Pesto
1 bulb garlic (4-5 cloves) diced (I used my food processor)
1/2  teaspoon  salt 
1/4  teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup spinach

Step 1: Preheat oven to 425.

Step 2: Cook Chicken in skillet while you prepare alfredo sauce. When chicken is done, shred and set aside.
Step 3: To make sauce combine butter, garlic, Parmesan, salt and pepper.

Step 4: Cook on medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes until it boils and then reduce to low heat for 1 minute

Step 6: Cover pizza crust with pesto, then cover pesto with Alfredo sauce.

Step 7: Top with Alfredo, chicken, spinach and Mozzarella

Step 8: Bake in oven for 10 minutes or until crust is golden brown

John's BBQ Chicken Pizza
2 chicken breasts, shredded
2 cups Cheddar Cheese
1 store bought pizza crust
1 cup (or more if ya want) Sweet Baby Ray's bbq sauce
1 tablespoon of Basil

Step 1: Preheat oven to 425

Step 2: Cook chicken, when done shred and set aside.

Step 3: Cover pizza crust with BBQ sauce and basil

Step 4: Top with shredded chicken and cheddar cheese

Step 5: Bake in oven for 10 minutes or until crust is golden brown


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