Shrimp & Avocado French Bread Pizza Recipe

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Shrimp & Avocado French Bread Pizza

Irana Brookshire

By
@sweetangel

I found this recipe called "Shrimp Melts" in a newspaper. It sounded really good, but it lacked something. So I brushed the bread with olive oil,added fresh herbs, more cheese, and switched Pico de Gallo for regular salsa. Yes! Much better.


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Broil

Ingredients

1
french bread loaf
3/4 lb
shrimp, cleaned and diced
3/4 c
pico de gallo
2 large
avocados
2 c
fresh basil, cut into strips
1/2 Tbsp
ea. fresh oregano & thyme, chopped
1 c
ea. mozzarella & cheddar cheese, shredded
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Split french bread in half lengthwise. Using a pastry brush, brush each half with olive oil.
2
Take several basil leaves and roll them up like a cigar. Slice vertically into strips.
3
Spray lg skillet with olive oil cooking spray. Saute shrimp, Pico de Gallo, and 1/2 cup basil strips for about 4 minutes or until shrimp are cooked through.
4
Sprinkle oregano, thyme and the other 1 1/2 cups of basil strips onto both halves of bread.
5
Divide avocado slices evenly and place on each half of bread. Spoon shrimp mixture over avocado.
6
Top first with cheddar, and then mozzarella, and broil for 2-3 minutes or until cheese melts. Cut each h half into 6 pieces.

Note: Great served with a green salad.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pizza
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #shrimp