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French Bread Pizza
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The most amazing appetizer

French Bread Pizza

French Bread Pizza is the most delicious appetizer made in 20 minutes. This viral TikTok trend is worth trying, as it's beginner-friendly and tasty.

French Bread Pizza
Do you guys love pizza? We do, too! When we saw this viral TikTok trend of making “pizza” with French bread or baguette, we immediately knew we had to try it. You grab a piece of bread, cut it in half, spread it with herb butter, then add a simple tomato pizza sauce. Top with a generous amount of Mozzarella cheese and salami and place in the oven until the cheese melts and the bread is toasted. It’s an easy 20-minute recipe that you can make even if you are a beginner cook.

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These are the top reasons to make this recipe:

  • a beginner-friendly recipe that is made in 20 minutes
  • the bread is wonderfully toasted, and the topping is irresistible
  • make the homemade tomato pizza sauce and herb butter
  • the cheese melts, and the pepperoni takes it to the next level
  • a fantastic recipe for holidays, celebrations, and snacks

French Bread Pizza

French Bread Pizza

Essential ingredients

Here, we share a little more about the ingredients used in this recipe. You can find the whole ingredient list and method below. 

Vegeta pasta - This recipe video is sponsored by Vegeta. Vegeta came out with unique new products like Vegeta onion paste and Vegeta basil paste. However, if you can't find these products in your country, use 1 tsp of onion jam and 1 tsp of Pesto Genovese.

Bread - A good bread is essential for this recipe. Use French bread like a baguette. A good choice would be Italian Ciabatta bread, too. 

Tomato sauce - use your favorite tomato pizza sauce or make the sauce from scratch. To make it from scratch, stir together tomato sauce, olive oil, and spices.

Cheese - choose your favorite Mozzarella in a block. Mozzarella in water would result in a soggy French Bread Pizza, which we don't like.

Pepperoni - Thinly sliced pepperoni is the best for this recipe, as it adds flavor, and when baking, the pepperoni becomes wonderfully crunchy.

What to serve with French Bread Pizza

Serve the French Bread Pizza as a snack, or make it your own with your favorite add-ins. We recommend fresh basil and shredded parmesan cheese on top for some freshness. Here are a few other recommendations: 

French Bread Pizza

French Bread Pizza


We do not recommend storing this French Bread Pizza. Always make it fresh from scratch; it only takes 20 minutes to make.

How to make French Bread Pizza at home (video)

Check this quick video to master making French Bread Pizza at home. 

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Lets get cooking!

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  • preparation

    Combine softened butter, Vegeta pastes or onion jam, and/or pesto Genovese and Parmesan cheese in a bowl. Place a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat it to 210 °C / 410 °F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • bake the bread

    Slice bread in half lengthwise. Brush both cut sides with prepared herb butter. Place on a prepared baking sheet with the cut side up. Bake in the oven for 8 minutes at 210 °C / 410 °F.

  • sauce

    When the bread bakes, make the pizza sauce. In a bowl, stir to combine tomato sauce, pinch of salt, pinch of black pepper, olive oil, and oregano. Spread the sauce over the bread.

  • bake

    Cut the Mozzarella into small cubes and arrange them on the sauce. Arrange the Pepperoni slices on top. Place in the oven on the upper rack. Turn the settings on low broil and bake for 4 - 6 minutes at 210 °C / 410 °F or until the cheese melts.

  • serve

    Transfer from the oven, sprinkle with basil and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cut into slices and serve.


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