Meanwhile, add the pizza sauce, garlic and thyme to a small saucepan. We love French bread piazza for lunch after church. Place half of the pepperoni in a layer over the bread. Bake 5-8 minute or until bread is nice and golden-brown. Cook the sausage in a medium skillet over medium-high heat, breaking up any clumps with a wooden spoon, until some of the fat has rendered and the sausage is brown, 6 to 8 minutes. 8 ounces mild Italian sausage, casings removed, 1/2 medium red onion, halved and sliced 1/4 inch thick, 1 long loaf French bread or baguette (about 22 inches long), halved crosswise and cut horizontally, 1/2 green bell pepper, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick strips, 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick strips, Crushed red pepper flakes and granulated garlic, for serving, One Recipe, Two Meals: French Bread Pizzas. Ree's Quesadillas with Shrimp, Pineapple and Peppers, Chicken Parm Sliders with Garlic Bread Ciabatta Buns, Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cheese Grits. Thank you for sharing! I didn’t remove any bread from the middle. Slice French bread lengthwise and brush garlic butter mixture onto the bread. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Enjoy your recipes . We can’t wait to see what you’re cooking and share it on our website! My husband always asks for wings with his pizza, any chance you have a recipe for buffalo wings? ?? This gives the pizza an AMAZING flavor. Remove and serve immediately! This is by far the easiest and best recipe! Serve immediately with crushed red pepper flakes and granulated garlic on the side. Increase the oven temperature to 450 degrees F and move the baking sheet to the top rack. And watch videos demonstrating recipe prep and cooking techniques. They can make the bread soggy. Comments like this make all the work worth it! Continue to bake until the cheese is bubbling and the peppers are browned in spots, about 7 minutes. kepsthem from burning or drying out. . Layer on some of your toppings FIRST, then add the sauce. Yum! The only ingredient we’ve found doesn’t freeze well is fresh tomatoes. Slice French bread lengthwise and brush garlic butter mixture onto the bread. All rights reserved. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment and arrange the bread on top, cut-side up. Please enter an Access Token on the Instagram Feed plugin Settings page, Copyright © 2020 Favorite Family Recipes  •  All Rights Reserved  •  Privacy Policy  •  Terms and Disclosure  •  Site Design by Emily White Designs. I love french bread pizza and so does my family! I actually just pressed down on the soft part of the bread so I could fit more toppings. For the Greek salad pizzas: Leave off the sauce and brush the sliced rolls with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. This is the perfect recipe for when you just aren’t feeling up to making homemade dough and you don’t want to wait to get pizza delivered to your door. You will get lightly crisp French bread pizza every time! Spread the tops evenly with the pizza sauce, then sprinkle with the mozzarella. French Bread Pizza is one of our favorite easy weeknight dinners. And watch videos demonstrating recipe prep and cooking techniques. Required fields are marked *. Divide the sausage mixture among the bread pieces, then top off with the green and red bell peppers and Parmesan. This helps the bread from getting soggy. Hope this helps! To reheat French bread pizza that has been frozen, preheat oven to 400-degrees. Slice rolls in half and lay them, cut side up, on a large baking sheet. This is a total family favorite! Thanks you for the 5 stars! Then post it on Instagram using the hashtag #favoritefamilyrecipes. Add garlic powder and fresh parsley. Then add your toppings of choice. For the pepperoni and jalapeno pizzas: Top with the pepperoni and jalapeno slices and bake according to the directions above. Thank you!!! For the tomato basil pizzas: Use pesto instead of the marinara sauce, and top with the tomato slices. Here are some tips I found that really help: First, spread on some garlic butter and bake. Yum!! Heat over medium heat to let the flavors infuse while the sausage and onions cook. Place French bread on a large baking sheet, open-side up.