Chicken Bacon Artichoke Pizza

Thank you, Papa Murphy’s, for the wonderful idea for such a delicious pizza. Chicken bacon artichoke pizza is my favorite to buy from them. Since we’re staying home as much as possible and have tons of pizza ingredients, I decided to make my own this time.

Start by preheating the oven to 400 degrees.

The Marinated Artichokes

Drain 1 can of artichoke hearts. Put the artichokes into a plastic bag and marinate for at least 1 hour with the following:

1/2 c. white wine vinegar

1 t. Italian seasoning

When the time is up, drain the artichokes and chop them into bite-sized pieces, if needed.

The Meats

Cook any way you like:

3/4 lb. chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces. I usually sprinkle it with garlic powder and cook it in a hot skillet, stirring until it’s cooked through.

6 oz. bacon (1/2 package), crumbled. I used precooked bacon bits this time, about 1/2 c. It’s so much easier and less messy!

The Crust

Add to a mixing bowl:

1 t. yeast

1 t. sugar

3/4 c. water

1/2 t. salt

Stir until combined, then add

1 1/2 c. flour

Mix until the dough comes together and is stretchy, not sticky. Add a little more water or flour if needed to get the right texture. Set the dough aside for now. It is much easier to shape when it’s had at least 10 minutes to rest. You can also make it ahead and let it chill in the fridge for up to 2 days.

The Sauce

While the dough is resting, make the Alfredo sauce by heating and whisking until smooth:

2 oz. cream cheese

2 T. Parmesan cheese

1 T. butter

1/4 c. milk

Assembling the Pizza

Stretch out the crust to cover a large pizza pan. Top:

the Alfredo sauce

2 c. shredded Mozzarella

cooked bacon

cooked chicken

marinated artichoke hearts

a handful of fresh spinach (optional)

a sprinkle of Italian seasoning

Bake the pizza at 400 for 20 minutes.

Enjoy chicken bacon artichoke pizza with your favorite veggie!

chicken bacon artichoke pizza
chicken bacon artichoke pizza

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