Shrimp & Avocado French Bread Pizza

Shrimp & Avocado French Bread Pizza Recipe

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Irana Brookshire


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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1 Hr
10 Min


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


1Split french bread in half lengthwise. Using a pastry brush, brush each half with olive oil.
2Take several basil leaves and roll them up like a cigar. Slice vertically into strips.
3Spray 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.
4Sprinkle oregano, thyme and the other 1 1/2 cups of basil strips onto both halves of bread.
5Divide avocado slices evenly and place on each half of bread. Spoon shrimp mixture over avocado.
6Top 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 Shrimp & Avocado French Bread Pizza

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