Super-Stuffed French Bread Pizza Rustica

READY IN: 42mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Rachael Ray

Top Review by annfchen

i make a very similar version of this and it's fantastic ... very filling!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425°; defrost spinach in the microwave, 6 minutes on high; wring spinach dry in a clean kitchen towel.
  2. Split bread lengthwise and hollow it out; cut in half crosswise, making 4 shells for pizzas.
  3. Heat a skillet over med-high heat; add in olive oil, then the sausage; brown and crumble sausage using a wooden spoon.
  4. Add in bell pepper, onions, and garlic; cook 3-5 minutes, then add in the spinach.
  5. Remove pan from heat; season with salt and pepper; transfer mixture to a bowl.
  6. Mix the sausage mixture with the ricotta, parmesan, sopressata, and pepperoni.
  7. Fill pizzas with the mixture; top with mounded mozzarella and provolone cheese.
  8. Place pizzas on a cookie sheet and bake 10-12 minutes until cheese melts and bubbles and bread is super crisp.
  9. Top pizzas with oregano and hot pepper flakes; serve immediately.

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