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Pizza on French Bread

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Pizza on French bread is an ideal recipe for children to make with their guardians due to its simplicity, creativity, and delicious results. First and foremost, French bread pizza requires minimal ingredients and preparation, making it accessible and manageable for young chefs. It involves spreading sauce and toppings onto sliced French bread, which allows children to customize their pizzas according to their preferences, fostering creativity and independence in the kitchen.

Moreover, assembling French bread pizza is a hands-on activity that encourages tactile exploration and fine motor skills development. From spreading sauce to sprinkling cheese and arranging toppings, children can actively participate in every step of the process, gaining confidence and a sense of accomplishment.

Additionally, the quick baking time of French bread pizza means that children don't have to wait long to enjoy the fruits of their labour, providing instant gratification and excitement. Overall, pizza on French bread offers a fun, engaging, and tasty cooking experience that children are sure to enjoy.

Recipe: Pizza on French Bread

Makes: 12 Pizzas


  • 6 French bread
  • 1 jar of pizza sauce
  • 900g mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 225g sausage
  • Toppings of your choice (such as pepperoni, olives, bell peppers, goat cheese etc.)

A wide variety of quality ingredients are available from Arkadia supermarkets in Malta and Gozo, including Arkadia FoodExpress Swatar and Arkadia Food Market Valletta.


1. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius.

2. Slice the French bread in half and place on a large baking sheet.

3. Spread pizza sauce on each half of French bread, cut side up, and top with a generous amount of shredded mozzarella cheese.

4. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 8-10 minutes. Once ready, transfer to a plate.

5. Add the sausage to the skillet and cook for 6-8 minutes. Break the sausage up using a wooden spoon.

6. Top the French bread with the onions, sausage, and your choice of toppings.

7. Once the pizzas are assembled, place the baking sheet on the lowest oven rack and bake for 8-10 minutes. Then, increase the temperature to 220 degrees and transfer the baking sheet to the highest rack, baking for another 2-3 minutes.

8. Serve immediately.

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