Ultimate California Moon Doggie Pizza

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Kitchen Witch Steph

This pizza has a pesto sauce base with chicken, artichokes, goat cheese, and sun dried tomatoes. My husband and I fell in love with it when we ate at an Ultimate California Pizza joint while on vacation. I doubt we will ever see a location near us so I created this very similar version. In the summer, I love to make this one on the grill.

Top Review by Satyne

I loved this and my pesto hating boyfriend even enjoyed it hahahaa. Used home made pesto Recipe #49909 and home infused oil Recipe #246348 . I loved how crispy the crust came up and the flavours were great. For the cheese I managed to get my hands on some goats fetta, marinaded in herbs, yum!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 prepared pizza crust
  • 14 cup pesto sauce
  • 6 ounces grilled chicken breasts, sliced
  • 1 (6 ounce) jarquartered marinated artichoke hearts, drained
  • 13 cup sun-dried tomato packed in oil, drained and chopped
  • 2 ounces garlic and herb goat cheese
  • 1 12 cups shredded pizza cheese, blend
  • roasted garlic-flavored olive oil, for brushing the crust


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Brush the crust (especially the edge) with roasted garlic oil.
  3. Evenly spread the crust with pesto.
  4. Equally distribute and layer the chicken, artichokes, tomatoes, and goat cheese.
  5. Top with shredded cheese.
  6. Bake in the oven until cheese has melted and lightly browned, approximately 10 minutes.
  7. I've used store bought crusts (like Boboli) and homemade ones with equal success (whole wheat). I use a pizza stone in the oven but especially like the times that I have cooked the pizza on the grill. It adds a great smoky flavor.

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