French Bread Pizza
This classic french bread recipe is easy to make from scratch. For a spicy kick, add red-pepper flakes.
French or Italian Bread
soft, and split half lengthwise
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Position rack in top third of oven and preheat to 425°F.
Place bread, cut side up, on a rimmed baking sheet and bake 5 minutes
Remove from oven and rub cut sides with garlic.
Spread tomato sauce on cut sides of bread. Top with mozzarella, pepperoni, and red-pepper flakes, if using.
Bake until cheese is melted and golden brown, about 10 minutes. Top with basil.