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Chicken Béchamel French Bread Pizza is a quick and easy family favorite recipe. One of the best homemade pizza that is perfect with rotisserie chicken or leftover Thanksgiving turkey. Simple ingredients and takes only minutes to bake.

Chicken Béchamel French Bread Pizza

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword French Bread Pizza
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 383kcal
Author Heather


  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 6 large garlic cloves *minced or crushed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk or half & half
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 1 large French bread
  • 1 baked chicken breast *about 2 cups sliced
  • 1 cup small broccoli florets
  • 3-4 oz sun-dried tomatoes in oil *drained
  • 1 can artichoke heart in quarters *drained
  • 2-3 oz sliced black olives *drained
  • 1 tbsp olive oil *optional for sautéing mushrooms
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2-1 cup grated mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat oven to 425℉.
  • In a medium sized pan melt butter over medium-high heat. Stir salt and garlic and cook for about 1 min. Add flour and whisk until a paste like consistency, about 1-2 mins. In 1/3's whisk in milk and cook until sauce is thick and smooth, about 2-3 mins. Stir in parmesan and continue whisking another 1-2 mins. Take off heat and set aside.
  • In a medium sized frying pan over medium-high heat sauté mushrooms in olive to desired tenderness. Sautéing is an optional step.
  • Cut bread in half length wise. Spread half of béchamel on each cut half. Top with chicken, broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, olives, mushrooms and cheese. 
  • Transfer to a cookie sheet and bake for 10 mins. 


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible. 


Calories: 383kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 623mg | Potassium: 557mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1321IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 2mg