Chicken Parmigiana Pizza on fresh baked Krusteaz Flatbread

Chicken Parmigiana Flatbread Pizza

Ah IFBC, how I love thee…the amazing food, hanging out with my fellow obsessive food wonks, tips and classes for being a better blogger and, of course…the swag, baby!

This year I schlepped home a (almost) embarrassing load of freebies and great new ingredients to play with, perfect new dishes, and post recipes for your gastronomic pleasure.

Okay…it’s really for MY gastronomic pleasure, but I really do hope you like them too!

Chicken Parmigiana Flatbread PizzaMy first cooking adventure with some of the swag I scored in Seattle last week at Foodista’s 2014 IFBC (International Food Blogger’s Conference), is using the Krusteaz Flatbread Mix  – Italian herb flavor.

Lightly pre-seasoned with Italian seasonings, Krusteaz makes an EPIC base for your favorite flatbread pizza!

They also make a Garlic & Onion, and a Whole Wheat…I gotta get my hands on some of those!

Here’s what I did with it…

Chicken Parmigiana Flatbread Pizza

Chicken Parmigiana Pizza on fresh baked Krusteaz Flatbread

  • 1 box Krusteaz Italian Herb Flatbread Mix
  • 1/2 homemade* or bottled marinara
  • 1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend (4 oz)
  • 1/2 oven roasted mushroom slices (see recipe below)
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 2 oven roasted chicken thighs, with skin
  • Salt & pepper to taste

*The tomato sauce recipe from our Redneck Ratatouille would work nicely for this, and it’s crazy easy to make!


Oven roast chicken, allow to cool, and then de-bone and chop the meat, saving the skin whole.

Chicken Parmigiana Flatbread Pizza

Prep and bake flatbreads per Krusteaz box instructions, until just beginning to brown.

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Heat oven to 475°F. Place flatbreads on ungreased cookie sheet. Spread 2 tablespoons of marinara over each flatbread.

Chicken Parmigiana Flatbread Pizza

Top with chicken skin, chicken meat, and mushrooms.

Chicken Parmigiana Flatbread Pizza

Sprinkle evenly with cheese and parsley.

Chicken Parmigiana Flatbread Pizza

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is crisp.

Sprinkle evenly with cheese and parsley.

My next recipe with this awesome Krusteaz mix…Philly Steak Sandwiches with Sauteed Greens. I’ll post the recipe soon!


Chef Perry

Oven Roasted Sliced Mushrooms

Now, you can pan fry these, or even use raw sliced mushrooms, but for my money nothing brings out the intense umami of mushrooms like oven roasting.

Chicken Parmigiana Flatbread Pizza

Toss your sliced mushrooms with a splash of olive oil, salt, and black pepper.

9Roast 5-8 minutes at 375F (or until nicely browned on the bottom side), remove from oven, flip each slice – you do want them perfect, right? – and roast another 5-8 minutes.

Shroomy, leathery, umami perfection!

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