Paleo Protein Pizza - The Box

Paleo Protein Pizza

We all need protein and we all love pizza, so what better combination than pizza with chicken breast crust?
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Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Himalayan pink sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper

Toppings

  • 1 cup pasta sauce
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6 pieces bacon, cooked and chopped
  • Optional: grass-fed cheese 

Directions

1. Turn on broiler to preheat. 

2. Remove excess fat from chicken. 

3. Place each chicken breast in a plastic bag and, using a meat tenderizer/hammer, pound out chicken breasts until they are roughly ¼- to ½-inch thick. 

4. Coat both sides of flattened chicken breasts with olive oil.

5. In a small bowl, mix together all the spices. Sprinkle spice mixture over chicken breasts.

6. Place seasoned chicken breasts in a single layer onto cookie sheets and broil for about three minutes. Flip chicken and broil for an additional two-and-a-half to three minutes until cooked through. 

7. Remove from oven. 

8. Turn oven to bake and preheat to 350 degrees. 

9. Spread 2 tablespoons pasta sauce over each chicken breast and add toppings of choice.

10. Bake 10 to 15 minutes until toppings achieve desired crispiness. 

Nutrition Facts (per serving): 446 calories, 67 grams protein, 9 grams carbs, 13 grams fat