French Bread Pizzas with Mozzarella and Pepperoni

French Bread Pizzas With Mozzarella And Pepperoni Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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Forget about the freezer aisle! This classic is just as easy to make from scratch. For a spicy kick, add red-pepper flakes.

When I try this, I'll probably add some other goodies like mushrooms and peppers.

This can also be cut into small slices to serve as appetizers.

From Epicurious, August 2015.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 large
soft loaf french or italian bread, split in half lengthwise
1
garlic clove, smashed
1/2 c
prepared tomato sauce
1 c
mozzarella cheese, grated (about 4 ounces)
3 oz
pepperoni, sliced
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes, crushed, optional
2 Tbsp
fresh basil, coarsely chopped

Step-By-Step

1Position rack in top third of oven and preheat to 425°F. Place bread, cut side up, on a rimmed baking sheet and bake 5 minutes. Remove from oven and rub cut sides with garlic.
2Spread tomato sauce on cut sides of bread. Top with mozzarella, pepperoni, and red-pepper flakes, if using.
3Bake until cheese is melted and golden brown, about 10 minutes. Top with basil.

About French Bread Pizzas with Mozzarella and Pepperoni

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American