Pizza and wine go together like best friends. Caitlin and Danielle LOVE pizza, so the Dolls got in the kitchen to create a recipe that fits a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Whether you’re paleo, grain-free, gluten-free, or doing the Whole30 program, this baked Sweet Potato Crust BBQ Chicken Pizza recipe recipe messipe is for you… especially because clean up is easy with Krud Kutter.
One of our favorite places to be together is the kitchen. I mean, we love each other and we love food. It’s a win-win.
We’re wearing butterfly tops from Free People – how cute are these! Shop them ON SALE here.
Cheers to chill nights in! We love exploring new spots in the city (here’s our CHI City Guide), but there’s nothing like an old fashioned hang out with your bestie.
The recipe is worth the mess – Doll’s honor.
Sweet Potato Crust BBQ Chicken Pizza
3 medjool dates pitted and soaked
1/3 cup water
6 Tbsp Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
1 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup tomato paste 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp spicy brown mustard
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 large sweet potatoes 1/2 tsp garlic
1/2 tsp kosher salt
2 egg whites
1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast cooked and shredded 1/3 cup bbq sauce to toss with chicken
1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/3 cup bbq sauce to spread over crust
For the BBQ sauce: Blend all ingredients in a blender, then transfer to a saucepan and bring to a boil, reduce heat and allow to simmer for about 30 minutes.
For the crust: Using a food processor– pulverize sweet potatoes. Mix in garlic, kosher salt and egg whites. Spread mixture onto a pizza round. Bake at 425° for 20 min.
While the crust bakes, toss your chicken with 1/3 cup BBQ sauce and set aside. Spread another 1/3 cup BBQ sauce over the half-baked crust leaving a small border around the sides.Top with the chicken and sprinkle the sliced red onion over the top. Bake for another 5-10 minutes or until the onions soften and the crust is golden brown. Sprinkle with the cilantro, cut into slices and enjoy!
Will you make this recipe? Tell us in the comments!
Amber Myers says
This looks delicious. We love pizza nights, especially during the summer, so we’ll be making this for sure.
Katie Walsh Beck says
Sweet potato crust sounds super interesting and something I have not heard of before! We love bbq chicken pizza and are always looking for lower carb options.
p.s. – LOVE the tops, Free People makes some of the coolest clothes 🙂
Paula Stewart says
The sweet potato crust sounds like a really interesting twist on the same old boring crust. P.S. I need to get some of that Krud Kutter to clean up the messes we make!
Wendy Lemeric says
This looks great! Nice photos, and yes, this dish is perfect when girlfriends are over!
This looks delicious and sweet potato crust sounds incredible! Pizza is definitely one of my favourite foods, so I love that idea for putting a unique twist on it.
Krysten Quiles says
Oh yum, that sounds absolutely amazing! I would love to try that crust out, is sounds super interesting. Thanks for sharing!
I love pizza, and this just reminded me it’s been a while since I’ve had some. Super interesting with the sweet potato crust.
BBQ chicken pizza yessss!!! I will make this tomorrow for sure, perfect recipe.
Amy-Lynn Denham says
As a vegan with wheat problems this doesn’t really appeal to me. That being said, I know a lot of people who would love it.
Alexandra Cook says
I need to fire up the grill! This is the perfect way to kick of the summer heat!
This BBQ recipe so good! I love pizza so definitely need to try and make this 🙂
Enriqueta E Lemoine says
This all looks amazing! I will be making this for my family for sure!
emma iannarilli says
BBQ Chicken is my go to pizza, never thought of adding sweet potato through, so need to try this.
Mommy Sigrid says
Lovet! I love the flavor of barbecue on pizza. Am thinking of doing this on a weekend.
Btw it’s feel kinda off looking at the sprayer beside the food. Just sayin. hehe
The Frugal Samurai says
Delish delish delish! Thanks for sharing!
Wine and pizza actually are a match made in heaven. Definitely trying this recipe tomorrow for my husband.
I am on a gluten-free diet so the sweet potato crust works awesome, thanks!