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Italian Deli-Style French Bread Pizza with Geoffrey Zakarian | The Kitchen | Food Network

Italian Deli-Style French Bread Pizza with Geoffrey Zakarian | The Kitchen | Food Network

It’s like a charcuterie board on top of a PIZZA!

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Italian Deli Style French Bread Pizza
Level: Easy
Total: 35 min
Active: 25 min
Yield: 16 slices


One 2-foot-long French bread, cut in half lengthwise
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
2 cups marinara sauce
8 ounces sopressata, thinly sliced
8 ounces hard salami, thinly sliced
1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan
Two 8-ounce balls smoked mozzarella, sliced
2 cups pitted Kalamata olives, chopped
8 pickled cherry peppers, drained and sliced
4 ounces ricotta salata
1 1/2 cups grated Pecorino-Romano
2 teaspoons red chile flakes
2 cups fresh basil leaves


Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

Place the bread halves on a sheet tray. Drizzle the olive oil on each half of the bread, then spread on the marinara sauce evenly. Layer on the sopressata and hard salami by folding and overlapping the slices. Top with the Parmesan and smoked mozzarella.

Bake until the cheese is bubbling and the meat is very hot, 8 to 10 minutes. (Finish under the broiler if desired.)

Immediately distribute the olives and peppers evenly. Grate the ricotta salata over the top, then sprinkle on the Pecorino-Romano.

Sprinkle the chile flakes on top, and top with the fresh basil and a drizzle of olive oil. Cut each half into 8 slices. Serve immediately.

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Italian Deli-Style French Bread Pizza with Geoffrey Zakarian | The Kitchen | Food Network


J D on May 19, 2020

Are either of these people dead?

Selina Nguyễn Official on May 20, 2020

Nhìn là muốn ăn rồu

Matthew Frazier on May 20, 2020

Delightful and delicious

PBBoogie99 on May 20, 2020

Well played, sir.

Skywrath on May 20, 2020

One thing springs to mind here – how quickly until you get a heart attack from eating that?

Scott W on May 20, 2020

No finished product??? GTFO

王家大绍 on May 20, 2020

How happy you are! Eat delicious food every day

Kewl Beans on May 20, 2020

looks like a mess. how do you even eat it?

Peter Groehler on May 20, 2020

One of the biggest prick chefs ever

Peggy Jimenez on May 20, 2020

I make French bread pizza all the time. I will try this one. Looks yummy.

Jeff Dubnick on May 20, 2020

Who else watching this while sitting on the toilet @6am🙋‍♂️ lol

Whatareyoudoingyouidiot on May 20, 2020

Just in case you're curious: The "big game" they're talking about is the Super Bowl. The reason they're not calling it the Super Bowl is because it's trademarked and they have to pay to say it on air.

Sean on May 20, 2020

Joke right?

Larry S on May 21, 2020

Needs more toppings. .? Lol.

Fran Bowman on May 26, 2020


umbraheart1 on May 28, 2020

It looks overloaded sometimes simple is better

Larry Mags on May 30, 2020

another low-fat meal, probably has no taste !!!

Arun James on June 2, 2020

o m goodness that look delicious

Yvette Payling on August 2, 2020

That looks so good 👍

Todoran Viorica on August 9, 2020

Unde va sint colegele Katy și.? Nu ca nu va îndrăgesc pe voi dar i mi place echipa completa. Va urmăresc din România cu drag frumosilor. 👍🏾😘😘😘😘😘

Drxpy on September 10, 2020

I’m litaraly eating it right now

Akua Adubofour on October 25, 2020


Lamar Smith on February 9, 2021

Dude, it's a pizza not a sandwich….enough with 15 toppings.

Daddy Jr on February 25, 2021

Looks good

Dan Webb on March 13, 2021

Soggy disaster.

S & L on March 25, 2021

The Kenji video is far more instructive, and it tasted delicious.

Ben W. on March 31, 2021

Does not look like a french bread.

Vickie Lynn Fisher on May 12, 2021

🙏🥰 🥖 🍕👍👍🙏

SimonaLyne Enderz on September 7, 2021

From the first season till currently, Chef GZ is not he same! His personality and really relaxed! I think Sunny and Jeff had a hand in that!!!😉
How about that French bread pizza!!! $200 of ingredients manificents!!!!Ohhh Yeahhh!!!

One Man on December 21, 2021

J&S, thumbz up y'all.

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