Chicken Pizza with Pepper Jack Cheese

  • Photo and Recipe courtesy of <a href='http://www.eatwisconsincheese.com/' target='_blank'>Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.</a>
  • Yield: 4 servings

    Ingredients

  • 1 12 12&rdquo; pre-baked thin pizza crust
  • 6 tablespoons pizza sauce
  • 1 c. pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 c. fontina cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 c. gouda cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp. ground chipotle chile
  • 4 ounces chicken, cooked and cut into 1/4&rdquo; pieces
  • 1/2 c. roasted red bell peppers, drained, julienned
  • 1/2 c. mushrooms, cleaned, sliced 1/3&quot; thick
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro or parsley, minced

    Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450&deg; F. Place pizza crust on pizza pan or large baking sheet. Spread pizza sauce evenly over crust. Blend cheeses and chipotle chile together in bowl; place all but 1/2 cup of cheeses on the pizza. Arrange prepared chicken, roasted peppers and mushrooms over pizza. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup of blended cheeses. Bake 9 to 11 minutes.
  • Remove pizza to cutting surface; sprinkle with minced fresh cilantro or parsley.