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Chicken Pesto Pizza Recipe


pesto pizza recipe

Chicken Pesto French Bread Pizza

Carrie Sypes
Leftover rotisserie chicken breast and prepared pesto are transformed into a flavor sensation in this delectable chicken pesto French bread pizza recipe. Serve this chicken pesto pizza as an appetizer, a main course or snack for the big game. The kids will love it!

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 22 minutes


  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup prepared pesto
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1-1/2 - 2 cups shredded cooked rotisserie chicken
  • 2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

  2. Slice French bread lengthwise.

  3. Mix butter, pesto, garlic and olive oil. Spread over both sides of French bread. Top with shredded chicken and Parmesan cheese.

  4. Place French bread pizzas on a sturdy baking sheet. Bake 10-15 minutes until cheese is melted and golden.

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