Easy French Bread Pizza Recipe 

Family and friends get together to eat French bread pizza, which you can make at home in minutes.

– 1 lb loaf of French bread (baguette style) – 4 Tbsp soft butter – granulated garlic or garlic powder (you can also used fresh garlic) – 1 cup pizza sauce, more or less to taste. – 12 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese (you can also use a blend of Italian cheeses.) TOPPING IDEAS – mushrooms, sliced – pineapple and ham – anchovies and banana pepper – olives and slivered red onion – jalapeño and pimento – cherry tomatoes and basil – sausage and bell pepper – pepperoni – Italian herb seasoning



Preheat oven to 400F. Cut a fresh French loaf in half crosswise using a serrated bread knife. Cut each half lengthwise to produce four flat pizza bases. 

Step 1

Step 2

Slice bread just when ready to create pizzas to avoid drying. Spread mild butter on bread. Sprinkle granulated garlic (or Italian herb combination) on toast. 

Step 3

This needs 5 minutes of 400F oven toasting. This step matters. Toasting the bread prevents pizza sauce sogginess. 

Step 4

For a garlicky taste, scrape the cut side of a garlic clove across toasted bread. Spread sauce on bread tops. 

Step 5

Only apply a thin coating. You can skip this. Overload bread with cheese. I mound it because it melts and shrinks.

Step 6

Press your toppings into the cheese to prevent them from falling off. Bake at 400F for 10-15 minutes. All we want is bubbling and browned. Slice and serve!

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