Monday, January 31, 2011

Super Bowl/Super Food

Do I like Super Bowl? 

It depends on how you define Super Bowl. 

Do I like sitting around shouting at the TV hoping that someone on the other end can hear me?

Do I like getting together with friends on the big day?

Do I like loosing my husbands attention span because all he can think about is whether or not his favorite team is scoring?  And shouting at the TV?

Actually my husband doesn't even watch football (or any sport for that matter) but I know some of ya' all can relate.

Do I like preparing game day food and eating it as if I missed breakfast, lunch and dinner?

For kicks and giggles here's a fun app for the big day.

Barbecue chicken Pizzettas

The process

Pizza dough/focaccia bread recipe was shared with me by my friend Jennifer.
It's delicious

Barbecue Chicken Pizzettas


2 chicken breasts roasted and shredded fine
1/4-1/2 cup of your favorite BBQ sauce(I like sweet baby rays)
1/2 cup onion, sliced thin and rings cut in quarters
2 cups mixed, Jack and Cheddar cheese
1 pizza dough

For pizza dough(by Jennifer)

2 1/2 to 3 cups flour
2 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary, basil, and/or oregano (choose your combination)
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1 pkg yeast
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 cup warm water

corn meal(optional)

Mix 1 cup of flour with the herbs, sugar, salt and yeast. Add warm water and olive oil and stir until incorporated. Add in the remaining flour until combined. Knead until it resembles what you buy at the store. Rub more olive oil over exterior surface of the dough, cover with plastic wrap and rise for 1/2 to 1 hour. 

Heat oven to 425

Preparing pizza dough: Roll out dough on lightly floured surface until nice and thin(about 1/8 inch) With cookie cutter or anything else you have round and about 2 inches in diameter cut out mini pizzas. Gather up scraps and roll out until your desired amount. Put pizza rounds on 2 large baking sheets that have been sprinkled with corn meal.

For the chicken: Put shredded chicken in medium size bowl and add about 1/4 to 1/2 cup BBQ sauce. Mix and set aside.

Building Pizzettas: Spread about 1 teaspoon of BBQ sauce on pizza rounds, add 1 tablespoon of cheese, top with 1 tablespoon chicken, and 2-3 slices of onion. Top with a little more cheese.
Bake for 10-12 minutes or until crust is golden on edges and cheese is bubbly on top.
Makes a ton, about 35-40 pizzas.

Will there be any of these mini pizzas left after the game?

Absolutely not!


  1. Oh my goodness... gorgeous photos!!! That is one amazing recipe!

  2. That pizza dough looks sooooo good. What a great idea!! And who doesn't love pizza and these are even better because they are bite size. Love it!! And love the picture of your little girl helping! :)

  3. Oh Ang, these are the perfect little bite sized pizzas! They would be a hit at any superbowl party. I wonder how many of them I would eat... They're actually pretty dangerous I think.

  4. Wow! These look so scrumptious! I'm not a big football fan, but I love preparing game day treats. These look like winners in my book! Thank you for sharing and for always leaving such kind words on my blog. I hope you have a safe and warm day. It's cold here!

  5. These are fantastic! Love the cute shape and topping, am so hungry looking at your photos...

  6. I love barbeque chicken pizza, and these little ones sound so delicious:)

  7. I love little pizzas! I also love that you had some help! These look fabulous!!

  8. Oh wow Ang, these look so good, and at my trader joes they have a dough that looks likes this I could cheat with. Thanks so much for your kind comments. Can you believe my husband doesn't like football either, but we loving having people over for Superbowl, just so we can have food! Have a great day!

  9. These look awesome! I'm currently trying to decide what we are taking to the party we are attending!

  10. That sounds fantastic. I am with you. Give me the food, let the guys have the game.

  11. Wow these look delicious and perfect for the Super Bowl (I don't watch it, just like to eat all the food)!!!