Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Quick Tortilla Pizza with Goat Cheese, Chicken and Spinach

I often have random leftover items in my fridge. I had read somewhere about making pizzas on a tortilla and thought that would be a great way to combine a lot of different leftovers. I had leftover chicken from the roasted game hens and put together a delicious pizza. First step, get your oven going at 450 degrees.

look at all these random leftovers I found for my pizza. Chicken, spinach, goat cheese, and sauce from some delivery pizza.

I am going to serve with a salad dressed with my favorite store bought vinaigrette. I love to make my own, but this stuff is very good.

I am using goat cheese and some sauce from a local place called Tessio's. We got breadsticks which came with this sauce. The breadsticks are long gone but I just cannot bring myself to throw away food, so I saved the sauce.

I am all about flavored tortillas. The chicken was pulled from the second game hen I roasted earlier that week.

I get my salad together first, because your pizza will cook very quickly.

I threw a couple of grape tomatoes into the salad as well.

Now lets get our pizza together!

I have a pizza stone that I got from my sister about 10 years ago. I LOVE it. It never leaves my oven and I have probably cooked close to 500 pizzas and leftover pizza slices on it. I am not kidding that the SO eats at least one pizza a week cooked on this stone. In addition to allowing you to heat and reheat pizzas it provides a nice temperature regulator for your oven. If you would like to read 15 different folk's understanding of how and why it regulates the temperature click here. ok back to the task at hand, spread your sauce. I am not a huge sauce fan, so a little goes a long way.

Add your toppings. I have chicken, goat cheese and spinach.

bake it for about 5 minutes and you are done!

You have a delicious pizza just how you like it!

don't forget your salad!

YUM. The possibilities with this kind of meal are endless. It is the perfect weeknight dinner.


  1. I make pizzas like this at least once a week!! They are so quick & are great to clean out your fridge. I either use a pita or WW tortilla...spinach, bacon & tomato is my favorite!

    I'm totally drooling & it's only 8:00 am.


  2. We are big pizza makers too. Good idea saving the takeout sauce!

    Last night we made tomato, basil and mozzerella and later this week we are making zucchini and red onion.

    Oh and for the crust, we buy flatbread. Flatout brand makes some yummy flavorful and low fat kinds.

  3. the kids will love this, especially noah who LOVES spinach!

  4. Pizza is perfect food as long as the sauce is red. This looks very good and I will try one of these days.

  5. My Human likes making tortilla pizzas. She prefers the thinness. Also, she loves feta!

  6. This looks great -- and not too complicated!

    I was just wondering...do you have a recipe for green chili chicken? I had that in Albuquerque and loved it, but I can't find a recipe for it. Maybe you're not crazy about Mexican food, though.