French Bread Pizza

1
J Rae

By
@jrae62

This photo only shows half the pizza, because my husband and I had already devoured the other half before I could get the camera! It's better than delivery pizza any day, and so much healthier.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12 Slices
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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1
tube pillsbury french bread dough (next to the pizza crust roll in the cooler section.)
8 oz
96% lean ground beef (i find this at walmart - 4 gr fat per 4 oz serving)
14 1/2 oz
can of fire roasted tomatoes (drained and lightly squeezed dry)
1 small
can of sliced mushrooms, drained very well
1 c
frozen pepper and onion blend
1 jar(s)
ragu homestyle pizza sauce
24 slice
hormel turkey pepperoni
3/4 c
kraft fat free cheddar cheese - shredded
3/4 c
kraft 2% mozzarella cheese - shredded

How to Make French Bread Pizza

Step-by-Step

  • 1preheat oven to 400*. while oven is heating, start frying the ground beef and peppers/onions blend together.
  • 2while beef is browning, drain tomatoes and mushrooms, and open french bread tube.
  • 3spray a large cookie sheet with pan spray, and CAREFULLY find the edge of the bread roll (it looks like a "seam"). unroll the bread and lay it on your baking sheet. you may have to "patch a hole or two", or stretch the dough gently to fit your pan.
  • 4pour the pizza sauce over the dough, then start layering the ingredients, sprinkling the fire-roasted tomatoes, and mushrooms over the whole pizza evenly.
  • 5take the two shredded cheeses and pour them into a bowl together. mix them up with your hands, then top pizza (this seems to distribute the fat/nonfat cheese more evenly, and the melt on the pizza is good).
  • 6bake for 15 minutes and cut into 12 large pieces to enjoy! the count for this pizza per slice is: 165 calories, 3.5 grams fat, 19 grams total carbs! serve with a side salad and feel like you've splurged...

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About French Bread Pizza

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Appetizers, Pizza
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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