Chicken Pesto Whole Wheat Pizza Dough Recipe

Clean Eating Whole Wheat Pizza Dough Recipe with Chicken Pesto Topping

5 from 2 reviews

This chicken pesto pizza is so dang tasty – and better than any pizza delivery!  It is made with a simple homemade pizza dough, homemade pesto sauce, grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella cheese, and topped with lemony arugula.



For the Crust

For the Pizza

For the Lemon Arugula


For the Crust

  1. Dissolve the yeast and sugar in the water in the medium bowl (approx. 5 minutes)
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients and incorporate well
  3. Allow to sit for 15 minutes, knead a few times, and spread out onto a pizza pan (I used a pizza stone, but any pizza pan or baking sheet would work)

For the Pizza

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Spread a thin layer of the pesto sauce onto the prepared crust
  3. Add the remaining toppings
  4. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until crust starts to lightly brown

For the Arugula

  1. Combine all of the ingredients for the arugula in a large bowl.
  2. When the pizza is done baking and slightly cooled, top with the arugula

Keywords: Clean, Simple

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