grilled chicken & asparagus white pizza

By Amy H.
from Detroit, MI

Fun Fact: According to Alexa, 1 slice of cheese pizza has 2.7 mg of iron!

serves 10-12 slices
prep time 1 Hr 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For grilled chicken & asparagus white pizza

  • FOR THE WHITE SAUCE
  • 1/2 c
    skim milk
  • 1/2 c
    fat free half & half
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    white pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
    fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • FOR THE CRUST
  • 1 tsp
    jarred yeast
  • 2 Tbsp
    warm water
  • 1 tsp
    honey
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 c
    whole wheat flour
  • FOR THE TOPPINGS
  • 1 bag
    (8 oz.) part skim, low moisture mozzarella cheese
  • 1 lg
    chicken breast, grilled to perfection
  • 3 lg
    mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 c
    asparagus, diagonlly sliced into 2 inch pieces

How To Make grilled chicken & asparagus white pizza

  • 1
    In a large bowl, stir together the yeast & warm water, add honey and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile in a glass measuring cup, combine the cold water, oil and salt. Add the cold water mixture to the yeast and stir in flour.
  • 3
    Knead the dough on a heavily floured board until smooth and elastic (about 8 minutes)
  • 4
    Put the dough in a lightly greased bowl and turn to coat. Let the dough rise, covered loosely with plastic food wrap in a warm, draft free place for 1 hour.
  • 5
    Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • 6
    While dough is rising, whisk together 2 Tbsp. flour and skim milk until perfectly smooth. Pour all ingredients for white sauce into small saucepan and heat over medium heat until cheese has melted and sauce is thickened. Remove from heat, salt to taste. Set aside.
  • 7
    Press your crust into a greased pizza pan.
  • 8
    Ladle and spread your white sauce onto pizza crust and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic.
  • 9
    Top with a layer of grilled chicken, then a layer of mushrooms and asparagus.
  • 10
    Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese
  • 11
    Bake until crust and cheese are golden brown, usually 12-15 minutes.
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