Margarita pizza bread

Margarita pizza bread

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Baking Time: 15-20 minutes
Total Time: 30-35 minutes
Servings: 4


For the Pizza Bread:

  • 1 large French baguette or Italian loaf
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh mozzarella, sliced
  • 2-3 medium-sized tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • Fresh basil leaves, for topping
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

For Garnish (Optional):

  • Balsamic glaze
  • Red pepper flakes


  1. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Prepare Bread:
    • Cut the baguette or Italian loaf in half lengthwise, creating two long pieces.
  3. Garlic Olive Oil:
    • In a small bowl, mix the minced garlic with olive oil. Brush the cut sides of the bread with the garlic olive oil mixture.
  4. Spread Tomato Sauce:
    • Spread an even layer of tomato sauce over the garlic-brushed sides of the bread.
  5. Layer Mozzarella:
    • Arrange the fresh mozzarella slices evenly over the tomato sauce.
  6. Add Tomato Slices:
    • Place the thinly sliced tomatoes on top of the mozzarella.
  7. Season:
    • Season the pizza bread with salt and black pepper to taste.
  8. Bake:
    • Place the assembled pizza bread on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is melted, and the edges are golden brown.
  9. Garnish:
    • Remove the pizza bread from the oven and let it cool slightly. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and, if desired, drizzle with balsamic glaze and sprinkle red pepper flakes for added flavor.
  10. Slice and Serve:
    • Slice the Margherita pizza bread into desired portions and serve warm.
  11. Enjoy:
    • Enjoy this quick and delicious Margherita Pizza Bread as an appetizer, snack, or paired with a fresh salad!

Note: Customize the toppings to your liking by adding ingredients like olives, sliced bell peppers, or prosciutto. Adjust the quantity of cheese and tomato sauce based on your preference.

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