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Quick Chicken Breast Pizza Recipe

It’s not every day you find a quick and easy family-friendly recipe that’s also healthy. This simple to prepare chicken pizza recipe requires ingredients you probably have on hand and will be ready in just 20 minutes. It’s perfect for those busy mid-week nights when you just need to get something on the table fast. We’d like to send a big shout out to the Queensland Government Healthier and Happier team for sharing this recipe with us. Families Magazine top tip: double the ingredients for a hungry family of four or more.

Chicken Pizza

Effort Level | Easy

Servings | 2

Prep Time | 10 minutes

Cooking | 10 minutes


  • 1 thin 23cm pizza base (dinner plate size)
  • 2 tablespoons no-added-salt tomato paste
  • 1 cup (30g) baby spinach leaves
  • ½ large red onion, finely chopped
  • 100g cooked or BBQ chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • ½ small red capsicum, seeded and diced
  • 6 large cherry tomatoes halved
  • ½ cup grated reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
  • basil leaves, to serve
  1. Preheat oven to 220ºC (200ºC fan-forced).
  2. Spread tomato paste evenly over pizza base. Top with spinach leaves, sliced onion, chicken, capsicum strips and cherry tomatoes. Sprinkle with cheese and place on a baking tray, pizza stone or wire rack.
  3. Bake for 5 minutes until cheese is melted then cover with foil to prevent burning. Bake for a further 5 minutes until base is crisp.
  4. Sprinkle with roughly torn basil leaves on top to serve.


  • Use mini bases, pita or wholegrain English muffins for individual pizzas
  • For a Mediterranean chicken pizza add drained fat-free sundried tomatoes, fat-free marinated artichokes and eggplant

Storage Suggestions

  • Leftover pizza can be covered and stored in fridge for up to 2 days.

Equipment List

  • Baking tray
  • pizza stone
  • wire rack
  • heat mat
  • serving plates


Recipe from LiveLighter® campaign © State of Western Australia 2012 and shared by the Queensland Government Healthier and Happier team under the Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives 3.0 Australia licence. No changes have been made to the original recipe.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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