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Hawaiian French Bread Pizza

05.31.16

A super easy & quick Hawaiian French Bread Pizza recipe! they're super simple to throw together (especially if you buy pineapple already cut, shredded mozz, & premade pizza sauce! (but i totally prefer the taste of the fresh ingredients prepped by me) | thepikeplacekitchen.com

pizza!  easy pizza!  french bread pizza!  HAWAIIAN FRENCH BREAD PIZZA!

oh. em. gee.

let’s cruise down the easy train to pizza-ville.  scratch that. why am i talking like this?  OY i have no idea what is wrong with me.  i embarrass myself on a daily basis.  sigh.

A super easy & quick Hawaiian French Bread Pizza recipe! (use my homemade pizza sauce recipe to take them to the next level!) | thepikeplacekitchen.com

WAIT. before we chat pizza, lets discusssssss SAUCE.

does it seem familiar?  we’ve talked about it beforeeeeee.  i gave you the recipe here.  and we used it here. and i used it here.

do you think i have a pizza problem?  even if i do, it only means i’m qualified to say… this sauce is da bomb.  (will you still make the pizza if i promise to never say da bomb again?)

A super easy & quick Hawaiian French Bread Pizza recipe! look for fresh baked french bread!! | thepikeplacekitchen.com

here’s what we’re going to do.  we’re going to get a warm, freshly baked loaf of french bread and make a pizza out of it!

why? because it’s easy/simple/delicious <- the trifecta of my favorite reasons to make a recipe.  it just doesn’t get any better than that.  OH except that it’s cheap too.  gotta love that.

A super easy & quick Hawaiian French Bread Pizza recipe! (use my homemade pizza sauce recipe to take them to the next level!) | thepikeplacekitchen.com

so let’s just slice the loaf of bread in two & toast it for a couple minutes to get it mildly crispy before you assemble the pizzas with the toppings.

step two: spread on some of your pizza sauce!  i don’t like a whole ton of sauce on my pizzas but it’s totally up to you on how much you use!

A super easy & quick Hawaiian French Bread Pizza recipe! fresh mozz really takes them to the next level! | thepikeplacekitchen.com

then we’re gonna add mozzarella!

i bought a ball of mozzarella and sliced it up super thin & then tore it into shreds myself – but you can totally buy a bag of pre-shredded cheese.

A super easy & quick Hawaiian French Bread Pizza recipe! they're super simple to throw together (especially if you buy pineapple already cut, shredded mozz, & premade pizza sauce! (but i totally prefer the taste of the fresh ingredients prepped by me) | thepikeplacekitchen.com

then we’re going to layer on some torn up honey ham.

i asked my grocer to cut the ham slices SUPER thin because that’s my favorite way to have it.  plus, the thinner the ham the crispier it’ll get in the oven.

i added a little bit of extra mozz on top of the ham!

A super easy & quick Hawaiian French Bread Pizza recipe! they're super simple to throw together (especially if you buy pineapple already cut, shredded mozz, & premade pizza sauce! (but i totally prefer the taste of the fresh ingredients prepped by me) | thepikeplacekitchen.com

thennnn we’re gonna top it all off with some fresh pineapple chunks.

OR you could just buy a can of crushed pineapple to really make this easier.  just drain the can and spread the pineapple out onnnnn the pizza!

lastly, you can sprinkle whatever mozz you have leftover on the top and pop that sucker in the oven!

A super easy & quick Hawaiian French Bread Pizza recipe! we love them as a weeknight dinner on the fly! | thepikeplacekitchen.com

the pizzas bake for about 10 minutes or until the cheese is melty, the bread is crispy, and the pineapple is just turning golden.

ugh doesn’t it look SO GOOD?

it is.  (in case you were wondering)

A super easy & quick Hawaiian French Bread Pizza recipe! we love them as a weeknight dinner on the fly! | thepikeplacekitchen.com

if i were you i’d let the bread cool for a couple minutes before trying to cut it into pieces to avoid burning your fingers!

but after a couple minutes you can cut it into sections and serve them up!  they’re great as dinner or even as an appetizer for parties or just hanging out with friends or something!

A super easy & quick Hawaiian French Bread Pizza recipe! we love them as a weeknight dinner on the fly! | thepikeplacekitchen.com

Hawaiian French Bread Pizza
 
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Serves: 2-3 people
Ingredients
  • 1 french baguette
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella, thinly sliced
  • ¼ pound honey ham
  • 1 cup pineapple cubed
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Cut the baguette in half and slice it lengthwise. Toast the four baguette pieces in the oven for 5 minutes.
  2. Spread the pizza sauce on the baguette halves. Layer the mozzarella, ham, and pineapple on top of the sauce.
  3. Bake in the oven on a baking sheet (or pizza stone) for ten minutes.
  4. Cut the pizzas into sections and serve immediately.
Notes

serve it as it is with a side salad! or maybe a side of roasted vegetables (i'd recommend roasted cauliflower) 😘

- baking sheets or a pizza stone

A super easy & quick Hawaiian French Bread Pizza recipe! we love them as a weeknight dinner on the fly! | thepikeplacekitchen.com

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  • Biz

    I haven’t made french bread pizza in AGES. Yours looks delish! I love how you caught up on my blog today – love! :D