Southwestern Pizza Con Queso

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by weekend cooker

Salsa Con Queso (jarred salsa with nacho cheese sauce) makes this a quick and creative pizza.

Top Review by adopt a greyhound

Great pizza. I made my own cheese sauce by melting Mexican cheese and a can of Rotel, made my own thin crust pizza dough and used a leftover chicken breast. Turned out great.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (10 ounce) packageprebaked thin crust pizza crusts
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breasts, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 1 small green bell pepper
  • 1 small red onion
  • 3 tablespoons southwest seasoning, mix (could substiute taco seasoning)
  • 23 cup prepared monterey jack cheese, salsa con queso dip
  • 12 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Place pizza crust top side down on a baking sheet, bake 4-5 minutes or until crust is golden brown and crisp.
  3. Remove from oven, and turn crust top side up.
  4. Shred chicken, and add oil to heat over medium heat 1-3 minutes or until shimmering.
  5. Cut bell peppers and onion into thin slices.
  6. Add bell peppers, onion, and seasoning mix to a mixing bowl, toss to coat.
  7. Add vegetable mixture to skillet, cook 2-3 minutes or until tender.
  8. Add chicken, cook 1 minute, or until heated through. Remove skillet from heat.
  9. Spread salsa con queso dip over crust to within 1 inch of edges.
  10. Top evenly with chicken mixture, sprinkle with cheese.
  11. Bake 7-8 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  12. Remove from oven, and cut into wedges.

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