Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza Recipe

  • My family loves chicken bacon ranch pizza! It’s their favorite to order when we’re watching football on the weekends. We used to order it from our local pizza place, but then I thought I’d give it a try myself. I came up with an easy recipe, and it costs less to make it at home than it does to order out. The homemade version is a big hit with my family, so with the big game coming up, I thought I’d share the recipe!

    Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza

    The perfect food to feed your family's game-day cravings!

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    Servings: 8-9 slices

    Ingredients:

    • pizza crust: 1 8-ounce can (in the refrigerator section)
    • chicken breasts: 2
    • ranch dressing: 1 ¼ cup (½ cup for marinating, ¾ cup for sauce)
    • cream cheese, room temperature: 2 ounces
    • small onion, chopped: ½
    • small green pepper, chopped: 1
    • shredded mozzarella cheese: 1 ½ cups
    • finely shredded Parmesan cheese: ¼ cup
    • shredded cheddar cheese: ½ cup
    • bacon: 2 slices, cooked and chopped

    Directions:

    Step 1: About an hour before you’re ready to start baking the pizza, marinate the chicken breasts in ½ cup of the ranch dressing.

    Step 2: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

    Step 3: Grill the chicken breasts, or bake them in the oven, about 10 minutes on each side or until thoroughly cooked.

    Step 4: While the chicken is cooking, unroll the pizza crust onto a cookie sheet or pizza pan and pre-bake it in the oven for about 5 minutes at 425 degrees F or according to the package directions.

    Step 5: Cook the bacon according to the package directions if you haven’t already, then crumble it.

    Step 6: Once the chicken is cooked, use a serrated knife to carefully slice it into long, thin slices. You can also purchase pre-cooked and sliced chicken tenders in the freezer section if you want to make this pizza even easier!

    Step 7: Mix ¾ cup ranch dressing with the cream cheese with a mixer or food processor.

    Step 8: Spread the ranch-dressing mixture evenly over the top of the pizza.

    Step 9: Top with the mozzarella, the cheddar, then the Parmesan cheeses, then the sliced chicken, crumbled bacon, and diced peppers and onion.

    Step 10: Bake the pizza at 425 degrees F for about 10 to 12 minutes or until the cheese just starts to turn a golden brown around the edges.

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