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Southwest Chicken Flatbread

Southwest Chicken Flatbread

This flatbread will spice up family pizza night complete with an easy, homemade crust.

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45 min
Prep Time
1 hr 05 min
Total Time



1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeast

1 cup warm (105° to 115°F) water

1 teaspoon sugar

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon salt

2 1/2 to 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

1/8 teaspoon garlic salt

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)


1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

8 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

1/8 teaspoon garlic salt

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

3/4 cup black beans, rinsed, drained

1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

4 ounces (1 cup) crumbled queso fresco cheese

1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion strips

1 cup halved grape tomatoes

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 425ºF. Spray 15x10x1-inch baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Dissolve yeast in warm water in bowl; add sugar. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in olive oil and salt. Stir in flour until dough forms. Cover; let rest 10 minutes.

  3. STEP 3

    Press dough, with floured hands, into 15x10-inch rectangle on prepared baking sheet. Bake 5 minutes.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine all remaining crust ingredients in bowl. Spread evenly over crust. Continue baking 5 minutes.

  5. STEP 5

    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 10-inch nonstick skillet until sizzling. Add chicken, 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin, 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt and 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink. Stir in beans; remove from heat.

  6. STEP 6

    Sprinkle Monterey Jack and queso fresco cheese over hot, partially baked crust. Spread chicken mixture over cheese. Sprinkle with onions and tomatoes. Continue baking 10-14 minutes or until edges are golden brown.

Nutrition (1 serving)

400 Calories
15 Fat (g)
50 Cholesterol (mg)
660 Sodium (mg)
45 Carbohydrates (g)
3 Dietary Fiber
19 Protein (g)
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