Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

You can skip the tomato sauce for these Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken. These delicious personal pizzas are so creamy with melted mozzarella cheese and ricotta.

Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

English Muffin Pizzas are fun to make and are great for the whole family. If you don’t have time to make dough, this is a great easy pizza recipe that uses items you may already have in your kitchen. I also keep this English muffin pizza recipe handy for when I need to throw together a last minute meal. I love a good white pizza made with melty and creamy white cheeses. Sometimes it’s nice to have a pizza without the acidity of pizza sauce. The English muffins get nice and crispy, making a great pizza crust substitute.

I have calculated the Weight Watchers points for this recipe. Scroll down to see the point value and print the recipe.

What You Need for Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

I have used low fat ingredients for this recipe, and it still tastes amazing! Of course, you can substitute the full fat products for this Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken recipe.

2 light English Muffins
½ C part skim ricotta cheese
½ C part skim shredded mozzarella cheese
½ C baby spinach leaves
1 small chicken breast
½ tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
½ tsp garlic powder

Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

How to Make Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

To make Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken, you will need to pre-cook the chicken and spinach. Make sure you have a glass baking dish and a couple pans.

Preheat oven to 350 degree.

Cut up chicken into small cubes.

Combine salt, pepper and garlic powder in a small bowl.

Chop spinach. Spray a small pan with cooking spray. Add spinach to pan over low-medium heat until just wilted. Set aside in a bowl.

Spray a clean pan with cooking spray. Heat pan over medium heat and add chicken. Sprinkle with ½ the salt, pepper and garlic powder. Cook until no longer pink. Set aside.

Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

Separate the English Muffins and place each half in a baking dish. Add 2 tablespoons ricotta to each opened English Muffin.

Sprinkle remaining salt, pepper and garlic powder onto each.

Add 2 tablespoons mozzarella to each. Top with spinach and chicken.

Bake for 15-20 minutes, until cheese is melted.

Tips for Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

  • You can make these English Muffin Pizzas in the microwave! First, toast the English muffins in the toaster. After cooking the chicken and spinach, assemble the pizzas per the instructions and place on a microwaveable plate in the microwave. Microwave on High in 30-40 second intervals until cheese is melted.
  • Add other toppings to give these pizzas a real gourmet flair! I like artichoke hearts, pesto, balsamic reduction, or truffles.

Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

Weight Watchers Points for Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

These little pizzas are the perfect Weight Watchers pizza option if you are a pizza lover like me! They are 4 points each. I like to serve them with a side salad. I love using Thomas’ Light Multi-Grain English Muffins, but you can use any light English muffins. I always use the scanner on my Weight Watchers app when I’m shopping to check the points. Light English muffins are 3 points for 1 or 5 points for 2. The part skim ricotta cheese may be a little hard to find, but check Walmart, Shoprite, or Trader Joe’s.

Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

Yield: 4 Pizzas
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

You can skip the tomato sauce for these Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken. These delicious personal pizzas are so creamy with melted mozzarella cheese and ricotta.

Ingredients

  • 2 light English Muffins
  • ½ C part skim ricotta cheese
  • ½ C part skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ C baby spinach leaves
  • 1 small chicken breast
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree.
  2. Cut up chicken into small cubes.
  3. Combine salt, pepper and garlic powder in a small bowl.
  4. Chop spinach. Spray a small pan with cooking spray. Add spinach to pan over low-medium heat until just wilted. Set aside in a bowl.
  5. Spray a clean pan with cooking spray. Heat pan over medium heat and add chicken. Sprinkle with ½ the salt, pepper and garlic powder. Cook until no longer pink. Set aside.
  6. Separate the English Muffins and place each half in a baking dish. Add 2 tablespoons ricotta to each opened English Muffin.
  7. Sprinkle remaining salt, pepper and garlic powder onto each.
  8. Add 2 tablespoons mozzarella to each.
  9. Top with spinach and chicken.
  10. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until cheese is melted.

Cheesy English Muffin Pizzas with Chicken

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