French Bread Pizza Recipe

Written by on November 22, 2023

We’ve all been there: You’re craving homemade pizza, but you want it fast—no time to deal with rolling out finicky pizza dough.

The solution? Grab a loaf of  French bread, and get ready for the pizza hack of a lifetime. Instead of dealing with dough, use a loaf to create the delicious base to your pizza.

Not only will it get perfectly crisp in the oven, but it’s so easy to create—simply toast your bread, add your desired topping, bake and voila! Pizza night has never been easier.

french bread pizza


  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 4 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 c. marinara or pizza sauce
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded mozzarella
  • Pepperoni slices
  • 2 tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan
  • Crushed red pepper flakes
  • Freshly chopped basil, for topping


    1. Step 1Preheat oven to 400°. Slice bread in half lengthwise. Mix melted butter and garlic together and brush all over cut side of bread. Bake for 10 minutes to lightly toast.
    2. Step 2Spread marinara on top and top with mozzarella, pepperoni slices, parmesan, and red pepper flakes. Bake again until cheese is melty, 10 minutes more.
    3. Step 3Top with basil to serve.

source : Delish

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