Verde Chicken Enchilada Pizza

Guys. I am really loving these Kraft Recipe Makers. You know, the new product that Kraft developed that gives you two complimentary sauces that you add your own ingredients to, to make some seriously easy and delicious dishes. Seriously delicious dishes like this Verde Chicken Enchilada Pizza.


Like for reals. I am loving them.

Let me tell you why.

I’ve been going to Barre 3 times a week for a while now and two of those are nights during the work week. And in an effort to avoid paying a babysitter to watch little dude, I always pick a time when Ryan is home to watch him. The classes usually end right smack dab at dinner time meaning that I don’t have a whole lot of time to put into a meal before I have to give Kellan a bath, read him a story, sing him a lullaby and put him to bed.

But that doesn’t mean that I’m just going to throw some pb&j sandwiches on the table and call it good.

Not that I don’t like pb&j, I do. I just want something more for dinner. Something with a bit more flavor. Something a little heartier. And since I have a 21 month old, chances are I probably had pb&j for lunch anyway.

That is where these Kraft Recipe Makers have really helped me. They make making a flavorful, delicious dinner quick and easy.

Take this pizza for instance. You know me, I love, love, love pizza. I love pizza so much that we eat it every Friday. So when Kraft asked me to come up with a second recipe (check out my first one here), using another Kraft Recipe Makers I decided that I wanted to make a pizza with it. And for some reason the Verde Chicken Enchilada Recipe Makers jumped out at me. Perhaps it was the fact that I could imagine all of that chile, cheesy chicken goodness of those enchiladas sitting on top of a perfectly chewy pizza crust.

And that is exactly what this pizza is. Cheesy, chile, chicken heaven.

Oh and something else…I made a video for you. A video showing you just how easy these Recipe Makers are to use.

Gah.

Yes, I made a video. I was a wee-bit nervous about making it. I’ve never done video before. I’ve had food TV aspirations before. For like 60 seconds and then I remembered that to be on TV you actually had to be on camera.

It actually wasn’t all that bad though. It was kind of fun. My favorite part is that in the video you actually get to see the pizza get all melty and bubbly. Mmmm cheesy, melty, bubbly pizza. Who else is hungry?

What could you do with these sauces for a weeknight dinner? Share your own recipe inspired by Kraft Recipe Makers for your chance to win a $100 Visa Gift Card.

 

 

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Verde Chicken Enchilada Pizza Recipe

Serves 4 - 6 Prep Time: Cook Time:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 package Kraft Recipe Makers Verde Chicken Enchilada
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chiles
  • 1 store bought pizza dough
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 2 cups Kraft Shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 430 degrees.

2

Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook onions until caramelized. About 15 minutes.

3

Combine chicken, green chiles, onions and 1/2 creamy ranchero sauce together in a bowl. Reserve remaining sauce for serving.

4

Press pizza dough into the bottom of a 12-inch cast iron skillet.

5

Spread 1 package of the tomatillo sauce onto the pizza dough. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top. Top with the creamy ranchero chicken mixture. Sprinkle with Mexican cheese blend.

6

Bake the pizza in the preheated oven for 15 - 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

7

Remove the pizza from the oven, allow to set for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro. Slice and serve. If desired, serve remaining creamy ranchero sauce and remaining package of tomatillo sauce on the side for dipping the pizza crust.

Notes

Enjoy!

  • Mihaela D.
    October 27, 2013 at 8:54 pm

    I’d make the chicken alfredo w/roasted veggies :)

  • Marcy Strahan
    October 27, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    Three Cheese Chicken Florentine woudl sure live up my Crawfish cassorole! I would make that!

  • BusyWorkingMama
    October 27, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    I’d like to make a pasta bake with fall veggies.

  • Atreau
    October 27, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    I would make a quick chicken and rice dish.

  • susansmoaks
    October 27, 2013 at 2:07 pm

    i would make the Shrimp Puttanesca recipe it would be really good
    susansmoaks at gmail dot com

  • Betty Curran
    October 27, 2013 at 10:54 am

    I would use the Sweet & Sour Chicken sauces to make sweet & sour pork and serve it with steamed rice.

    willitara [at] gmail [dot] com

  • Thomas Murphy
    October 27, 2013 at 10:43 am

    I would make chicken enchiladas.

    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

  • Buddy Garrett
    October 27, 2013 at 9:46 am

    I would use the Hickory BBQ Beef to make a BLT.

  • AngelaLilly
    October 27, 2013 at 9:21 am

    I think my hubby would like the sweet and sour sauces in the Asian-Style Chili Steak and String Beans recipe if I made it using Gardien instead of steak to make it vegetarian!
    Angie Lilly
    14earth at gmail dot com

  • chelsea
    October 27, 2013 at 8:29 am

    Bet I could do an easy Sweet & Sour Tofu ..! Yum yum! yours looks good!

  • traymona
    October 27, 2013 at 2:07 am

    I’d make verde chicken chili

  • gkran
    October 26, 2013 at 10:52 pm

    I would make the Chicken Cacciatore and add mushrooms.

  • flowerfiend12 .
    October 26, 2013 at 9:18 pm

    I could use these sauces to spice up my usual weeknight pasta aoli with chicken

  • Kayla
    October 26, 2013 at 8:47 pm

    I’d make chicken cacciatore.

  • Chickie Brewer
    October 26, 2013 at 8:37 pm

    I would like to add this to my pasta!

  • gina71
    October 26, 2013 at 8:09 pm

    I would make a spinach lasagna with the Chicken Bruschetta Pasta

  • ccrepressie
    October 26, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    I would cook a past bake with ham, sausage, and bacon.

    Charity S

  • Deb moretti
    October 26, 2013 at 7:40 pm

    I would make a pot roast with the New England POt Roast sauces. I would use a beef roast, purple carrots, Yukon Gold potatoes, a Maui onion, and some mushrooms.

  • Betty Dennis
    October 26, 2013 at 7:08 pm

    I would try the stuffed pepper recipe maker

  • ktgonyea
    October 26, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    I would love to try the chicken tacos :)

    ktgonyea at gmail dot com

  • Ellie W
    October 26, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    I would use the Tex-Mex Chicken Fajita variety to pep up my Caldo De Pollo.

  • Lorena Keech
    October 26, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    I’d use pork to make sweet & sour pork with the Sweet & Sour Chicken recipe maker.

  • Alicia Bridenbaugh
    October 26, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    I would try the chicken tacos.

  • FrancineAn
    October 26, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    I would use the vedre chicken enchilada sauce in my Chicken Cassorole enchilada recipe

    fmd518 at gmail dot com

  • Candi Harmon Kruse
    October 26, 2013 at 12:46 pm

    I bought this specifically because I saw it here…yum!

  • Carla S
    October 26, 2013 at 11:55 am

    I would use the chicken bruschetta pasta recipe starter to make chicken and cheese baked shells.

  • david cosgrove
    October 26, 2013 at 10:20 am

    I’d make Chicken Alfredo

  • Kyhere Here
    October 26, 2013 at 9:21 am

    I’m thinking Thai fusion fried rice with the basil garlic.

    ky2here at msn dot com

  • Nancy Hall
    October 26, 2013 at 7:17 am

    I think the Hickory BBQ Beef would make a quick and easy dinner that everyone would like.

  • Linda G.
    October 26, 2013 at 7:08 am

    I picked up the Recipe Starter this week at the store and I’m going to try the New England Pot Roast

  • Karen Drake
    October 26, 2013 at 4:25 am

    I would make Burritos using Kraft’s Beef Burrito sauce mix.

  • Daniel M
    October 25, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    always wanted to try sweet n sour pizza

  • tinareynolds
    October 25, 2013 at 8:32 am

    This looks really good i love the idea of using one of the starters for some baked ziti

  • Crystal Smith
    October 25, 2013 at 5:37 am

    Im pretty new to cooking so I dont have any favorite recipes of my own to alter yet (Im still learning from others favorite recipes lol) but I would love to try to make the Florentine-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with their Three Cheese Florentine Recipe Maker…sounds yummy and I love how easy and quick all their recipes are! Talk about a great way to make a weeknight easier!

  • Norma
    October 24, 2013 at 10:10 pm

    The lemon oregano sauce in the Chicken Cacciatore could also be used for grilled greek chicken breasts sprinkled with feta. I’d use the other sauce on pasta to serve with it.

  • LAMusing
    October 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm

    I’d make Sweet and Sour chicken but I’d substitute shrimp. I’d add sugar snap peas and pineapple and serve over rice.

    adrianecoros(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Angela Winesburg
    October 24, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    I would make some cheese enchiladas

  • steph
    October 24, 2013 at 5:38 pm

    id make asian tacos with the sweet and sour chicken!

  • Thrifty Maven
    October 24, 2013 at 3:34 pm

    I’d make the Tex Mex chicken fraquitta casserole
    teechbiz at gmail dot com

  • maria cantu
    October 22, 2013 at 12:46 pm

    I would use chicken instead of beef with the verde chicken enchilada one.
    MCantu1019 at aol dot com

  • Emmy Coffee
    October 21, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    I would like to try using the Three Cheese Chicken Florentine by making some sort of lasagna

  • Lisa V.
    October 21, 2013 at 10:03 am

    I would make chicken marinara with my garden fresh tomatoes and green peppers.

  • cezovski
    October 21, 2013 at 1:55 am

    I would make some cheese enchiladas

  • Amy Tong
    October 19, 2013 at 11:06 pm

    great video. I would use these sauces to make my family’s favorite creamy chicken pasta for weeknight dinner.
    amy
    [at] utry [dot] it

  • msrodeobrat
    October 16, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    I would use the sweet and sour chicken on some veggie stir fry with diced up chicken

  • kjasus
    October 14, 2013 at 7:01 am

    tweet
    https://twitter.com/raggammuffin/status/389753164049563649

  • kjasus
    October 14, 2013 at 7:00 am

    i would make a creamy shrimp fettuccine dish

  • Rachel
    October 13, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    I would make the Tex Mex fajitas from their web site. Your pizza sounds amazing!

  • Erica Best
    October 13, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    https://twitter.com/purplelover04/status/389556874271408128

  • Erica Best
    October 13, 2013 at 6:19 pm

    my boyfriend would love this

  • Debbie Bellows
    October 7, 2013 at 7:13 pm

    i posted a tweet:

    https://twitter.com/bellows22/status/387400520014393345

  • Debbie Bellows
    October 7, 2013 at 7:12 pm

    i posted a tweet: https://twitter.com/bellows22/status/387400520014393345

  • Debbie Bellows
    October 7, 2013 at 7:12 pm

    i would like making the Three Cheese Chicken Florentine

  • Stephanie Larison
    October 3, 2013 at 7:45 pm

    I would make Sweet & Sour Meatballs along with spaghetti and garlic bread!

  • Vadim K
    October 3, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    I would make egg rolls. Making egg rolls at home has been on my mind for a long time now!

  • joni
    September 30, 2013 at 9:09 pm

    I would make a baked mac and cheese with the Three Cheese Chicken Florentine.

  • jen gersch
    September 30, 2013 at 2:23 pm

    i would make chicken picatta

  • Jen C.
    September 29, 2013 at 10:11 am

    Veggie Baked Ziti!

  • Tamar
    September 28, 2013 at 6:50 pm

    I’d dress up some macaroni and vegetable saute!

  • Carolyn G
    September 28, 2013 at 4:34 pm

    I would make veggie lasagna

  • Denise S
    September 28, 2013 at 12:49 pm

    I’d use this to jazz up my chicken and veggie stir fry.

  • Kristen
    September 28, 2013 at 10:15 am

    I would take the new england pot roast and use it as filling for a shepards pie. Sounds so good right now with the weather cooling down!

  • Allie
    September 27, 2013 at 9:55 pm

    I would make chicken verde enchiladas

  • Barbara M
    September 26, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    Tweet https://twitter.com/JalapenoMama/status/383401940605870080

  • Barbara M
    September 26, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    I’d love to add this sauce to my pasta white bean and spinach dish.
    Thank you

  • Tina M
    September 26, 2013 at 5:01 pm

    I’d make Verde Chicken Enchiladas

  • Jacob LaFountaine
    September 25, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    I’d load up on some honey bbq beef sandwiches with a side of chips

  • Michelle Weaver
    September 25, 2013 at 2:36 pm

    Here’s my tweet. https://twitter.com/mmweaver2513/status/382982256752476160

  • Michelle Weaver
    September 25, 2013 at 2:35 pm

    Here’s my pin. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/351210470911963963/

  • Sarah Hirsch
    September 23, 2013 at 10:21 am

    I would make a cheesy chicken Florentine with pasta

  • Anastasia
    September 23, 2013 at 5:47 am

    Tweeted :) – https://twitter.com/Enter_Now/status/382124357176143872

  • Anastasia
    September 23, 2013 at 5:46 am

    I could tweak my old enchilada recipe with the verde enchilada sauce! A new, tasty spin on my old classic :) But after seeing this pizza, I may have to make a new classic :D

  • janna johnson
    September 22, 2013 at 6:09 pm

    I would make chicken enchiladas

  • mickeyfan
    September 22, 2013 at 4:17 pm

    I’m thinking the Hickory BBQ beef would be awesome on a pork loin in the crockpot.

  • Kelly D
    September 22, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    tweet
    https://twitter.com/Kellydinpa/status/381905330428321792

  • Kelly D
    September 22, 2013 at 3:15 pm

    I would make sweet & sour shrimp with pineapple and a side of rice.

  • Caitlin P
    September 22, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    Honestly, I love sweet and sour meatballs – you really can’t go wrong! Might serve them with some jasmine rice and a side of steamed peas (another can’t-go-wrong dinner side!)

  • DeeAnn S
    September 22, 2013 at 8:12 am

    I’d make beef stroganoff using the recipe on their site! Thanks.

  • kim h
    September 22, 2013 at 7:56 am

    I would use the Tex Mex Chicken fajitas to make some awesome fajitas!!
    ky_grandma40@yahoo.com

  • HilLesha
    September 22, 2013 at 7:53 am

    I’d use it in a casserole. :)

  • Cindy Merrill
    September 22, 2013 at 7:22 am

    I think the KRAFT RECIPE MAKERS Chicken Cacciatore would jazz up my ground Turkey/American Chop Suey: I add cooked beans to the traditional recipe to stretch servings.

  • Claudia Davis
    September 21, 2013 at 9:46 pm

    I think anything with an asian flavor (asian fish tacos box) to it works so well with salmon. I would marinade the salmon for about an hour in the fridge (not longer because then it starts to actually cook) and place it on the grill for some smokey flavor. I would add some sauteed julienne veggies (yellow, green and red bell peppers as well as carrots and some mushrooms) to soba noodles as a side dish for the meal adding some of the marinade to the noodles to complement the fish.

  • Claudia Davis
    September 21, 2013 at 9:45 pm

    https://twitter.com/davisesq212/status/381640701605191680

  • Natalie
    September 21, 2013 at 4:24 pm

    I would make pork with the sweet and sour sauce and cook it with rice

  • Jimmy
    September 21, 2013 at 4:01 pm

    I would makes chicken balls and pasta with the chicken bruschetta pasta kit

  • Michele C
    September 21, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    I would make chicken primavera

  • Margaret Smith
    September 21, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    I would love to try the Sweet and Sour chicken. I’d either put this on rice or a little pasta. My family would love it.

  • Kiara
    September 21, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    I would make lasagna.
    austma7@aol.com

  • Stephanie V.
    September 21, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    veggie black bean enchiladas with the three cheese sauce – oh yes please!
    tvollowitz at aol dot com

  • Lisa Brown
    September 19, 2013 at 10:20 am

    tweet – https://twitter.com/LuLu_Brown24/status/380743478134571008
    jslbrown_03 at yahoo dot com

  • Lisa Brown
    September 19, 2013 at 10:18 am

    i would use them to make a tortellini and veggie dinner.
    jslbrown_03 at yahoo dot com

  • Nami | Just One Cookbook
    September 18, 2013 at 11:22 am

    So nice to see you in action Des! You are super natural and you should totally do more video. I’d like to see you more! ;) And great to see the pizza comes out so nicely and delicious. Yeah only video can show how cheesy bubbly pizza!

  • Cynthia C
    September 17, 2013 at 10:33 am

    Tweet
    https://twitter.com/clc408/status/380021887130017793

  • Cynthia C
    September 17, 2013 at 10:30 am

    I would use KRAFT RECIPE MAKERS Chicken Cacciatore to make stuffed peppers

  • Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious
    September 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm

    This may just be the BEST kind of pizza ever!

  • rachel
    September 16, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    I’d use them for busy nights or when I just don’t feel inspired! They do the work for me. :)

  • Angi Kay
    September 16, 2013 at 11:39 am

    Hubby and I both love BBQ, I haven’t tried these yet but I think using the BBQ maker and doing a BBQ Shepherd’s Pie. It will have a cornbread crust, using chicken or beef, adding corn, onions and bell peppers for the inside of the pie. Top the crust with shredded co-jack cheese.

  • Jessie C.
    September 15, 2013 at 8:12 pm

    -http://www.pinterest.com/pin/177329304051325422/

  • Jessie C.
    September 15, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    I would make Sweet & Sour Meatballs and serve with steamed rice for a weeknight dinner.
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

  • Susan Smith
    September 13, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    https://twitter.com/susan1215/status/378662549694058496

  • Susan Smith
    September 13, 2013 at 4:30 pm

    I’d use the Tex Mex Chicken Fajita and make a taco casserole.

  • Dina
    September 10, 2013 at 11:58 pm

    Thanks for the recipe, definitely going to give this one a try. I also agree with Maralyn, watching you do it is really great…love the video.

  • MARALYN
    September 10, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    You did great on the video. i hope you’ll do more. Pics are fine but seeing you actually creating it is a big plus. I LOVE any thing with green chiles so I will definitely be giving this one top priority. Thanks for all your hard work and sharing.

  • Rekaya Gibson
    September 10, 2013 at 7:48 pm

    This looks great and you did a fine job on the video. I plan to try the recipe soon. Thank you for sharing.

  • Madeline
    September 10, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    I’d use the Three Cheese Chicken Florentine and add some extras zucchini and olives.

  • Madeline
    September 10, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    Tweet link: https://twitter.com/shala_darkstone/status/377580387062403072

  • Elena
    September 10, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    http://pinterest.com/pin/113715959314776504/

  • Elena
    September 10, 2013 at 2:08 pm

    I would make chicken stir fry with sweet and sour sauce

  • Mami2jcn
    September 10, 2013 at 11:49 am

    Pinned–http://pinterest.com/pin/400046379371080734/

  • Mami2jcn
    September 10, 2013 at 11:48 am

    I would make turkey lasagna.

  • Grandma
    September 10, 2013 at 10:47 am

    I cant wait to try this one!

  • grace
    September 10, 2013 at 8:48 am

    i think i’d like to make some sort of breakfast concoction with the tex mex chicken fajita packet. huevos rancheros is a favorite around here, and i have a feeling that packet would be a great help.

  • Anne
    September 10, 2013 at 8:20 am

    I’m think the three cheese florentine recipe maker sounds good. I would add some chicken, mushroom, spinach and make a crepe for a savory and light dinner.