Friday, June 28, 2013

Roasted Garlic Chicken & Alfredo Pizza

My kids LOVE pizza. A lot.

I feel like I'm trying to come up with new creations because WE LOVE IT TOO!!! However, I LOVE HOME-MADE pizza, crust and all... 
I decided to take a stab at homemade pizza crust using the Homemade bread Recipe
 Read'll see if it worked out! (Kind of a loaded statement...huh? Of course it did, or I wouldn't be posting this)
So need an elephant garlic bulb.
You'll cut off the top to be able to expose the garlic cloves,
Then drizzle a little bit of olive oil over the entire bulb and sprinkle salt and pepper over everything.
Wrap completely in foil. Place on cookie sheet and bake.
Bake at 350 for 50 min.
After it's done roasting, remove from foil and it's ready to use in recipes.
Then, open this "Homemade Bread" tab and prepare your bread and let it rise.
Once the bread is done rising in the bowl, get all your other ingredients and tools ready.
Corn meal
Bread dough

Rolling pin,
flat surface
Cooking stone (works the best)
or cookie sheet with parchment paper laid on it.

Punch Bread dough down, until all AIR is out of dough.
Take a big chunk of the dough (about half of it) and place it on a lightly floured surface.
As you can see, I took about half the dough and will make the pizza crust from the dough. The remaining dough I will make into homemade dinner rolls. 
Roll out the bread dough to a very THIN pizza crust.
Place some cornmeal on the back and gently rub it in.
As you lift up the bread dough, the remaining cornmeal will fall off.
Cover your cooking stone with cornmeal (or cover your parchment paper with cornmeal)
and lay bread dough over stone.
Cut the hanging dough using a pizza cutter and trim the edges.
Trim the edges, so it fits perfectly on the stone.

VOILA! Pizza crust.

Place immediately into refrigerator.
 (or it will start rising again)
Next, grab your pizza ingredients.
1 Roma tomato
5 green onions
1 elephant garlic, roasted
2 c. Mozzarella cheese
1 c. Colby Jack cheese
1-2 c. Rotisserie Chicken
Pizza Seasoning grinder (I LOVE this grinder)
1 jar pizza sauce
1 jar of alfredo sauce
1/2 package of turkey pepperoni

First, place 3 roasted cloves in a food processor, or blender.

Pour in 1/2 the jar of Alfredo sauce.
Pour in 1/3 jar of pizza sauce.
Pour over pizza crust.
(My kids love the good ol' fashioned pepperoni pizza, so for the rest of these pictures it will be a half and half pizza)
You may choose to do a half and half pizza or the full garlic chicken alfredo pizza.
Place original pizza sauce on one side and the garlic-alfredo on the other.
Place rotisserie chicken on the garlic-alfredo.
Place topping over the areas you wish to have them.
Grind the pizza seasonings over the entire pizza.
Cover entire pizza with mozzarella cheese.
Place onions and tomatoes on the garlic-alfredo side.

....and DONE!

Preheat oven to 425.
Bake for 15-19 min.
Check after 10 min for big bubbles in dough to develop.
Make sure those bubbles are popped with a fork.

Remove from oven and let cool for about 5-10 min.

Hope you enjoy our spin on semi-homemade garlic alfredo and chicken pizza!

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