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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@lazyme5909

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

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  • 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

How to Make French Bread Pizzas with Mozzarella and Pepperoni

Step-by-Step

  1. Position 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.
  2. Spread tomato sauce on cut sides of bread. Top with mozzarella, pepperoni, and red-pepper flakes, if using.
  3. Bake until cheese is melted and golden brown, about 10 minutes. Top with basil.

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About French Bread Pizzas with Mozzarella and Pepperoni

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




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