Chicken, Tomato, & Mozzarella Pizza with PHILADELPHIA Cooking Creme

This is a compensated review by BlogHer and Kraft.

I love a nice, home-cooked dinner as much as the next girl. A roast chicken, a big juicy meatloaf, grilled steaks, all of that is so yummy. Sometimes though? I just want quick, simple, and cheap. On those nights I tend to go the pizza route. It’s so easy to make your own pizza and the results are pretty much always amazing.

I get so tired of the standard pepperoni pizza though, so every now and then I force my kids to branch out and try something new.

This week I decided to incorporate the new PHILADELPHIA brand Cooking Creme into my pizza. I’m so glad I did. White pizza has always been my favorite, probably because I usually make it with Alfredo sauce. Alfredo sauce is just butter, parmesan cheese, and heavy cream. It’s kind of my favorite food ever.

The PHILADELPHIA brand Italian Cheese and Herb Cooking Creme was just as yummy as my usual Alfredo sauce and it was so simple! I topped the pizza with some leftover chicken, sliced tomatoes, and a bit of green onions. Oh, and don’t forget the fresh mozzarella all over the top!

This was absolutely delicious. The cheese was so creamy and just bursting with flavor and the toppings worked perfectly with the Italian Cheese and Herb flavor!

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Chicken, Tomato, & Mozzarella Pizza with PHILADELPHIA Cooking Creme

Ingredients

  • 2 pizza crusts (store bought or homemade)
  • 1 container PHILADELPHIA brand Italian Cheese and Herb Cooking Creme
  • 4 ounces Ricotta cheese
  • 1 - 1/2 cups cooked and chopped chicken
  • 2 medium tomato, sliced thin
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced, or more to taste
  • parsley, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven as directed for your pizza crust.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the cooking creme and Ricotta cheese. Spread on the two pizza crusts. Top with the chicken, tomato slices, and green onions. Place the sliced mozzarella on top of the pizzas. Sprinkle with parsley to make everything pretty.
  3. Bake as directed on your pizza crust. Let the pizza rest five minutes before cutting.
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10 Responses to “Chicken, Tomato, & Mozzarella Pizza with PHILADELPHIA Cooking Creme”

  1. Rebekah @ Making Miracles April 18, 2011 @ 8:35 am (#
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    That looks beautiful and SO tasty! :)

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  2. Deborah April 18, 2011 @ 1:30 pm (#
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    I’ve been dying to try the cooking creme – and what a great way to use it!!

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  3. Melanie April 18, 2011 @ 2:04 pm (#
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    This looks amazing. Can’t wait to try it! Put it on our list for next week.

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  4. Jennifer April 18, 2011 @ 5:55 pm (#
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    This looks absolutely phenomenal! I hope we get Philly Creme here soon!!

    On a side note, I’ve nominated you for a Blogger award! Mostly because you’re awesome. Head on over to my blog to grab it! You don’t have to stay long, just check it out. :)

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  5. megan @ whatmegansmaking April 18, 2011 @ 6:57 pm (#
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    I’ve seen the cooking creme in my grocery store but wasn’t quite sure what it was. I’m always looking for new pizza recipes, especially if they invovle tomato and mozzarella, two of my favorite foods ever.

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  6. Cherie April 18, 2011 @ 7:15 pm (#
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    I have tried quite a few of your recipes and this is just another to add to the list!

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  7. grace April 21, 2011 @ 4:40 pm (#
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    woe is me–i’ve never even heard of cooking creme! in a space of 2 minutes, i’ve already come up with 16 things i could make with it.
    also, this is one stellar pizza.

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  8. Jen August 15, 2012 @ 7:10 pm (#
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    I made this pizza tonight for dinner. It was so good and definitely a keeper!

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