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French Bread Pizzas

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time32 mins
Servings: 10 to 12 French Bread Pizzas

Ingredients

French Bread Pizza Basics:

  • 2 to 4 loaves of French bread
  • 1 to 2 cups homemade or store-bought marinara sauce
  • 3 to 4 cups shredded mozzarella

Baby Meatballs & Red Bell Pepper Pizza

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon minced Italian parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan-Reggiano
  • 1 garlic clove peeled and minced
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 red bell pepper sliced

Hawaiian Pizza

  • 3 to 4 slices of prosciutto
  • 5 cubes of frozen pineapple diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh cilantro

Egg yolk & Kale:

  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced kale
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • 2 egg yolks

Mushroom & Sage Pizza:

  • Olive oil
  • 4 to 5 sage leaves
  • Salt
  • 2 to 3 cremini mushrooms diced
  • 1 garlic clove

Prosciutto + Arugula:

  • 2 to 3 slices of prosciutto
  • 1/4 cup arugula leaves

Instructions

  • To make the baby meatballs French bread pizza: mix together all of the ingredients (except the red bell pepper). Form baby meatballs. Add a few teaspoons of olive oil to a skillet. Sear on both sides for about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and transfer to a small bowl. Assemble the French bread pizzas by smothering on tomato sauce, topping it with a handful of mozzarella, arranging a few meatballs and a few slices of red bell pepper
  • To make the prosciutto and pineapple pizza: Add a few teaspoons of tomato sauce to the French bread slices. Top with a handlful of mozzarella and pineapple. When it exists the oven, top with the slices of prosciutto.
  • To make the egg yolks and kale pizza: Toss the kale with a teaspoon of olive oil and a pinch of salt. Massage the kale until it has softened slightly. Add the kale to the base of the French bread slices. Top with a handful of cheese and the egg yolks.
  • To make the mushroom and sage pizza: To a small sauté pan, heat a tablespoon of olive oil. When hot, add the sage leaves and fry until crispy. Remove and place on a paper towel and immediately sprinkle with salt. In the same saute pan (no need to clean it out, add the diced mushrooms and sprinkle with salt. Cook until slightly softened. Rub the French bread slices with a garlic clove. Top with a few handfuls of mozzarella, sage leaves and mushrooms.
  • To make the prosciutto and arugula pizza: Add the tomato sauce on the French bread slices. Top with a few handfuls of mozzarella.
  • To bake all of the pizzas: Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until the cheeses are melty and the egg yolks have set. Remove from the oven and add the finishing garnishes.