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BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ Chicken Pizza

108 Ratings
108 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 12 servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

BBQ sauce, chicken, and bell peppers jazz up these English muffin pizzas.

Ingredients

  • 6 English muffins
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken (cooked, cut-up)
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese (shredded, smoked or regular)
  • 1 bell pepper (chopped)

Directions

1. Wash hands and any cooking surface

2. Heat oven to 450°F

3. Slice English muffins in half and place on ungreased, large cookie sheet.

4. Cut-up bell pepper

5. Spread barbecue sauce on English muffins to within ¼ inch of edges. Top with chicken, cheese and bell pepper.

6. Bake 7 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted.

* Substitutions:
English muffins = Pizza bread
Chicken = Pinto beans, chopped tomatoes and chopped onions

Notes

Learn more about bell peppers.

Source: Texas Cooperative Extension, The Texas A&M University System, Expanded Nutrition Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 pizza (1/2 of an english muffin) (79g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 143
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 24 mg
Sodium 393 mg
Carbohydrates 19 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 7 g
Protein 10 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 135 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 184 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 143
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 1 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 1 mg
Cholesterol 24 mg
Carbohydrates 19 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 7 g
Protein 10 g
Minerals
Calcium 135 mg
Potassium 184 mg
Sodium 393 mg
Copper 89 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 30 mg
Phosphorus 162 mg
Selenium 18 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 24 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 2 mcg
Folate 18 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 20 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 1 ounces
Protein Foods 1/2 ounces
Dairy 1/4 cups

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Participants reported that they had made this recipe for their families and some had even added more vegetables. This recipe was used with seniors and young mothers. They liked it because it was easy and could be made for 1 or a family.
05/24/12
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