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The Best French Bread Pizza with Burrata

Skip the freezer aisle and DIY your way to a quick and easy recipe for The Best French Bread Pizza with Burrata.

The Best French Bread Pizza with Burrata on wooden cutting board

We all have have those nostalgic foods from our childhood, be it homemade favorites or store-bought staples that became part of our food memories for eternity. In our house, it was sour cream and onion dip, and French bread pizza—the frozen variety, to be exact.

Halved bread next to various sizes of bowls containing green peppers, pepperoni, marinara sauce, mozzarella balls, Italian seasoning and burrata

I have such vivid memories of opening the box, tearing open the plastic wrapper and sliding the frozen pepperoni-topped loaves onto a toaster oven tray. A short while later, I was crunching into the pizzas in all their cheesy, marinara-topped glory.

Unbaked French bread pizza topped with green peppers, pepperoni and mozzarella

Now I can wave goodbye to the freezer aisle because this homemade spin on French bread pizza is so mindblowingly easy and delicious, there’s no need to ever tear into the packaged ones again.

The secret to the best-ever French bread pizzas? Burrata cheese!

Top down view of easy French bread pizza topped with burrata and crushed red pepper flakes

Load up your pizzas with your toppings of choice then pop them in the oven. Once they’re hot and crispy, top them off with piles of cool and creamy burrata (mozzarella cheese filled with cream). The combination of melted mozzarella and fresh burrata is a match made in French bread pizza heaven!

The Best French Bread Pizza Recipe with burrata and pepperoni

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The Best French Bread Pizza with Burrata

  • 1
    loaf French or sourdough bread, halved lengthwise
  • 2/3
    homemade or store-bought marinara sauce
  • 2
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2
    sliced green peppers
  • 1/2
    sliced pepperoni
  • 8
  • Italian seasoning, for garnishing

Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Divide the marinara sauce among the two halves of bread, spreading it into an even layer.

Divide the shredded mozzarella cheese among the halves of bread then top with the green peppers and pepperoni.

Transfer the pizzas onto the baking sheet then bake until the cheese is melted and bubbling, 8 to 10 minutes.

Remove the pizzas from the oven then top with the burrata cheese and Italian seasoning. Slice and serve. Garnish with cilantro, then slice and serve.

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Nutrition Facts

The Best French Bread Pizza with Burrata

Amount Per Serving

Calories 682
Calories from Fat 315

% Daily Value*

Fat 35g54%

Saturated Fat 18g113%

Cholesterol 99mg33%

Sodium 1327mg58%

Potassium 378mg11%

Carbohydrates 61g20%

Fiber 3g13%

Sugar 5g6%

Protein 38g76%

Vitamin A 1021IU20%

Vitamin C 18mg22%

Calcium 636mg64%

Iron 5mg28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.