Wednesday, February 16, 2011

White Chicken Pizza



You really must try this chicken pizza.  It's really good.   And it was really fast.
I don't like to cook much Mondays thru Thursdays.  I love to do it on the weekend, but coming home after work and getting supper started and then cleaning up?  Leaves little time to read books.  Seriously.

So, sometimes I get in a  'weekday rut' with what I make for dinners.   Actually, its usually leftovers on Mondays and we go to  $1 Taco night on Thursdays. but that Tuesday and Wednesday meal planning really gets to me!  I mean EVERY Tuesday, Wednesday, Tuesday Wednesday, Tuesday....well,  you get the picture.  How many times can a person make tacos and pork chops?  Tacos and pork chops, tacos and pork chops, and a sloppy joe thrown in every once in a while to spice things up. 

Okay, so maybe I exaggerate on how much of a rut I'm in--but you can sympathize, right?  Last night tho, Lara at  Recipe Shoebox came to the rescue.  She had a White Chicken Pizza recipe on her website, that I had printed out a few weeks ago and I have been carrying it around in my purse just waiting for the perfect time to try it out.
Yesterday was that day.  This was so easy, I even ran to the store at 5:00pm when I got off work.  And I dread nothing as much as I dread the "after work, grocery shopping crowd".   But as I said, this was easy.
I just ran in and got my 5 ingredients  and checked out and I was home by 5:15!  We had full and satisfied tummies only an hour later!    And clean up was a breeze too.  It was a good night.

Besides being a quick and easy weeknight meal, this was very good too!  We loved it.  If you like a white pizza, this is for you.  And caramelized onions.  And chicken.


White Chicken Pizza with caramelized onions

2 Tbs butter
3 cups thinly sliced onions
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp thyme
2 oz garlic herb cream cheese
1 pre-baked pizza crust
1/3 cup Alfredo sauce
1 cup shredded rotisserie chicken
1/4 cup Italian blend shredded cheese

Melt butter in a skillet and cook onions and sugar for 20-25 minutes until a deep golden brown and caramelized.  Stir in thyme.
Stir cream cheese and Alfredo sauce together. Spread over the pizza crust. Top with chicken, then onions then shredded cheese.
Bake at 450 for 10 minutes or until heated thru.

There you have it!  Practically perfect in every way!
Altho.....if I were making it on a weekend,  I would make my own pizza crust.   And I would use more of the garlic cream cheese.  And more onions.
But come a Tuesday or Wednesday....Boboli Crust all the way!  


6 comments:

Brenda said...

This looks seriously good Debbie!! Creamy and cheesey and yummy. I love white pizzas! This is even something I suppose I could do after work. :o)

Karen said...

Mmm, we would love this. I've never tried the Boboli... are they good?

amish baby crib said...

This is a different variety of a nice pizza. I love it. I want to try this one out.

Connolly-Ahern (Col Reads) said...

This looks scrumptious! We make pizza every week, but I never thought of such a topping combination!

MM said...

I do like white pizza. And caramelized onions. And chicken.

Know what else I like? Those little patches of oozy white sauce in your bottom picture.

You're right. I really must try this!

caite said...

I must agree..that looks yummy. easy and yummy.

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