Easy Italian BBQ Chicken Pizza

"Use a combination of your favorite spaghetti sauce BBQ sauce for a delicious pizza. Amounts and ingredients are completely flexible. I usually use a little more sauce and a little more cheese. And I usually keep some roasted garlic and carmelized onions in the freezer, so this is very quick."
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  • 1 pillsbury pizza crust (in the cardboard tube)
  • 2 ounces spaghetti sauce
  • 2 ounces barbecue sauce
  • 8 ounces cooked chicken, shredded
  • 4 ounces cheese, shredded (I used a Italian 5 cheese blend)
  • 8 garlic cloves, roasted
  • 1 red onion, carmelized


  • Follow directions on pizza crust package for pre-baking.
  • Combine spaghetti sauce and barbecue sauce, then spoon it onto the pre-baked crust.
  • Top the crust with half of the cheese, all of the chicken, garlic, and onion.
  • Top with remaining the cheese.
  • Bake pizza according to directions on pizza crust package.

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  1. ShortieNJ
    so yummy. made this without the garlic and spaghetti sauce since i didn't have them, and it turned out so good - carmelizing the red onion first made it great. this is a keeper
  2. flower7
    Oh my goodness, this is quite possibly one of if not THE best pizza I've ever eaten, let alone made myself! I used your Recipe #308656 and Classico Spicy Tomato & Basil for the sauces. I used a mixture of the bits of various cheeses I had hanging around in the fridge (goat cheese crumbles, Monterey jack, cheddar & gouda) and probably used about 5 ounces (was trying to use it all up). This was a 10-star meal for me and I'm afraid I'll never be able to exactly recreate it again *sad* Ah well, such is life :) Thank you soooo much for the recipe!
  3. mailbelle
    We really like this! I used Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ sauce and Pizza Quick sauce instead of spaghetti sauce. Loved the sauce and think I will use a little more next time. I'd never caramelized red onions before and they were delicious! Only used half a red onion, but will use the whole onion next time. DH suggested I add some bacon next time too. Thanks for posting! Made for PRMR Tag Game.
  4. seesko
    I just had this for my dinner and I very much enjoyed it. I made made this for one on some flat bread, but other than that followed the recipe exaclty (adjusting to scale). The result was a super yummy dinner. Thanks I will make this again.
  5. Nicole W
    The barbeque sauce was wonderful. I loved this pizza, and it was the envy of the workplace leftovers!



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