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Italian Herb Crusted Cheese Pizza Recipe

This, to me, is the perfect Italian Flavored pizza. Pizza crust seasoned with Italian herb flavored butter makes a delicious base for a cheese pizza. Give it a try!!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5
Author Bushra Waheed


For Pizza

  • 1 large pizza crust homemade or store bought
  • for Homemade pizza dough recipe click HERE
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon butter melted
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 cup pizza sauce

For Pizza Topping

  • 1 cup Cooked BBQ flavored Chicken you can use any flavor of your choice
  • 1-1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup Italian cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 small onion thinly sliced
  • 1 small green bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 7-8 black olives sliced
  • a Handful fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning


  • Heat oven to 200°C.
  • Grease a 16-inch pizza pan with butter or a non-stick cooking spray. Set asdie.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll pizza dough into a 16 inch circle.
  • Poke in a few areas with a fork, cover, and let rise 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, In a small bowl, mix together the butter, olive oil, basil,oregano, rosemary and garlic.
  • Transfer dough to a prepared pan or baker's peel.
  • Spread butter-herb mixture over the dough.
  • Now add a layer of pizza sauce, Italian cheese blend and a one cup of mozzarella cheese.
  • Top with the chicken pieces, onion, green pepper and olives.
  • Top with remaining mozzarella and cheddar cheese.
  • Sprinkle a pinch of dried oregano, basil,rosemary and fresh basil leaves.
  • Bake in preheated oven until crust is golden and cheese is bubbly, 10-15 minutes.
  • Let cool for about 5 minutes before slicing.
  • Delicious Italian Italian Herb Crusted Cheese Pizza is ready to serve. ENJOY!!


Serving Suggestions:
Serve with Roasted Summer Vegetables for a complete healthy and nutritious meal.