Memorial Day BBQ “Leftover Makeover” Pizza

recipe: barbecue BBQ leftovers Memorial Day pizzaI love the challenge of giving my leftovers a makeover. Not only does it make me feel great to not waste my leftovers but it’s also a time saver since most of food is already prepared.

For Memorial Day, I like to make a traditional barbecue of burgers/hot dogs and all the possible fixins (including sautéed mushroom, raw onion, tomatoes, cheese etc).  But since I never learn my  lesson on how much of the fixins to put out, I’m often left with a lot of raw onions, chopped tomatoes and sautéed mushrooms.

At first I thought I would make barbecue chicken pizza with caramelized onions but didn’t think the kids would go for that.  However, since the hubby and I loved that idea, I boiled 2 chicken breasts for 20 minutes. Once cooked, I shredded them and set them aside. I separated them and put half the shredded pieces with BBQ sauce and left the other half plain.  Continue reading

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