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5 from 19 votes

Pepperoni French Bread Pizza Recipe

This French Bread Pizza recipe is great for pizza night or weekends. It’s so easy to make; takes less than 30 minutes! Plus it costs just $1.42 per serving!
Prep Time6 mins
Cook Time16 mins
Cooling Time5 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pizza
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 682kcal
Cost: $8.50

Equipment

  • baking sheet
  • small microwave-safe bowl
  • pastry brush
  • wire rack
  • bread knife

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ large loaves French bread cut in half lengthwise
  • 8 Tablespoons salted butter cut into 16 pieces
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 14 oz jar pizza sauce
  • ½ cup sliced pepperoni
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  • Move the oven rack to the upper-middle position and preheat the oven to 475 degrees Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and set aside.
  • Place the butter in a small microwave-safe bowl and heat until melted. Stir in the garlic powder and oregano.
    Melt the butter and stir in the garlic powder and oregano.
  • Place the bread on the prepared baking sheet, cut side up, and brush the butter mixture over bread. Bake for 6 minutes, or until the bread has dried out some and the edges have begun to brown.
    Brush the butter mixture over the bread.
  • Remove the bread from the oven and distribute the pepperoni evenly over the bread, reserving a few for the top of the bread.
    Top with pepperoni.
  • Divide the pizza sauce evenly among the bread and use the back of a spoon to spread the sauce into an even layer.
    Spread the sauce evenly over the pepperoni.
  • Sprinkle the cheese over the bread and top with the reserved pepperoni. Bake for 10 minutes, or until the cheese has melted.
    Top with cheese and reserved pepperoni and bake until the cheese is melted.
  • Move the pan to a wire rack and let the pizzas cool for 5 minutes before slicing and eating!
    Close up picture of French bread pizza.

Nutrition

Calories: 682kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 1004mg | Potassium: 316mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1005IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 2mg