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June 21, 2012 / Food Follower

Pizza Number Two: Grilled Chicken, Tomato, and Baby Arugula

I honestly had sworn off pizza for the summer since I ate so much of it during the school year (pizza is one of the only edible things in the cafeteria).

But for some strange reason, I was craving pizza today. I bought fresh ready-made pizza dough (I did not make my own dough because I am too lazy and impatient to deal with yeast).

I put the dough onto a large parchemnt-lined sheet pan and flattened the dough with my hands to form the shape you see below. (I do not know how the pizza guys make their ever-so-fancy circular pie crusts). I decided to add grilled chicken breast (which I cut into bite-sized pieces), fresh tomato slices, and grated part skim mozzarella cheese to my pizza.

I baked my pizza in a 500°F oven for 20 minutes. I then added the baby arugula (which I had drizzled with balsamic vinegar and a little olive oil) to my pizza and baked the pizza for another 5 minutes (or until the pizza crust was golden brown and the cheese was all melted).

Who says you need to eat out to have good pizza?

Pizza dough flattened out

Tomato sauce

Tomatoes

Grilled chicken breast

Cheese

Arugula

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  1. sani panini / Jun 21 2012 3:24 pm

    Absolutely love this and the step by step pictures!

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