Chicken Enchilada Pizza Recipe

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Sue December 18, 2020
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How To Make Chicken Enchilada Pizza

Combine together the joys of eating enchiladas and pizzas in this one dish! This easy to make chicken enchilada pizza recipe is surely hearty and flavorful!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 22 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1small white onion,peeled, diced
  • 1poblano pepper,diced
  • 4ozgreen chilis,(1 can) diced, drained
  • 1large pizza crust,unbaked, homemade, or store-bought
  • 2cupsred enchilada sauce,homemade, or store-bought
  • 2cupschicken,shredded, cooked, such as rotisserie
  • 2cupsMonterrey Jack cheese,shredded
  • handfulfresh cilantro,stems removed

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the onions and poblano peppers, and saute for 5 minutes or until onions are cooked and translucent.

  3. Add diced green chiles and cook for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat.

  4. In a bowl, toss the shredded chicken with a few spoonfuls of the enchilada sauce.

  5. Prepare the pizza by spreading about 1 cup of the enchilada sauce evenly on the crust, leaving a 1-inch border. Layer the onion, poblano, and chili mixture evenly on top of the sauce, add the sauced chicken, and then sprinkle the top with cheese.

  6. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or according to the crust’s package instructions, or until the cheese is melted and the crust begins to turn golden brown.

  7. Remove and sprinkle with fresh cilantro. Slice and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Other ingredients that would be great on this pizza include black beans, corn, roasted red peppers, and black olives.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 769.31kcal
  • Fat: 37.52g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.94g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.65g
  • Carbohydrates: 65.98g
  • Fiber: 5.75g
  • Sugar: 11.96g
  • Protein: 41.05g
  • Cholesterol: 111.24mg
  • Sodium: 2103.86mg
  • Calcium: 592.04mg
  • Potassium: 477.68mg
  • Iron: 5.37mg
  • Vitamin A: 196.78µg
  • Vitamin C: 101.97mg
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