Tonight I will be trying out a new, but tested recipe (an award-winning recipe from the Pillsbury Bake-Off in 2008)! This is a different take on pizza, but it sounds postively delicious (I’m already anticipating dinner). And to give credit, where credit is due, my thanks to Sherrie Reid for this fabulous recipe (I’ll post my official review in the comments of this post tomorrow).
Creamy Chicken Marsala Pizza
1 can (13.5 ounce) Pillsbury refrigerated pizza crust
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1/2 pound uncooked chicked breast tenders (not breaded)
2 Tablespoons butter
1-1/2 cups thinly sliced onion
1 package (8 ounce) sliced Portabella mushrooms
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3/4 cup sweet Marsala wine (or chicken broth)
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
2 Tablespoons chopped Italian parsley (fresh)
1/4 teaspoon salt, if desired
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1-1/2 cups shredded mozarella cheese (6 ounces)
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Spray 13×9 pan with no-stick cooking spray. Unroll pizza crust dough in pan; press dough to edges of pan. Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until golden brown.
2. Meanwhile, heat 1 Tablespoon of the oil in 10″ skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook about 7 minutes, turning frequently, until lightly browned. Remove chicken from skillet; cut into 1/4″ pieces and set aside.
3. To same skillet add remaining 1 Tablespoon of oil and the butter. Add the onions and the mushrooms and cook over medium-high heat for about 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender. Stir in garlic and cook 1 minute longer. Stir in wine and cook 4-5 minutes; stirring occasionally, until wine is reduced by half (about 6 Tablespoons). Stir in whipping cream, parsley, salt, pepper, and chicken. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thick and creamy.
4. Sprinkle pizza crust with 3/4 cup of mozzarella cheese and 1/4 cup of Parmesan. Spoon chicken mixture evenly over the cheeses. Top with remaining cheeses. Bake 10-12 minutes longer or until cheeses are melted and crust is golden brown.