Tex-Mex BBQ Pizza

Tex-Mex BBQ Pizza

Tex-Mex BBQ Pizza

Welcome to the days of the mean, lean pizza–only 18% calories from fat, compared to some traditional versions that surpass the 75% mark.


Makes 4 servings


4 to 6 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 (12-inch) prepared pizza crust
1/3 cup barbecue sauce
1/3 cup finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons diced mild green chilies
2 to 3 small tomatoes, seeded, sliced
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
1/4 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Bring 4 cups water to a boil in large saucepan over high heat. Add chicken; cover, remove from heat and let stand 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Drain; cut into small cubes.
  3. If recommended cooking time for crust is longer than 5 to 7 minutes, prebake crust until this amount of time remains.
  4. Combine barbecue sauce, onion and lemon juice in small bowl; spread over crust leaving 1/2-inch border. Top with chicken; sprinkle with chilies and tomatoes. Sprinkle cheese evenly over top. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese begins to brown. Cut pizza into 8 wedges and top with cilantro.

Nutritional Information

Calories 413
Calories from Fat 18 %
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Carbohydrate 61 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 25 g
Sodium 358 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 3-1/2
Vegetable 1
Meat 2
Fat 1/2

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