Garlic Butter Pizza pull apart bread

This Pizza Pull Apart Bread is a family dinner favorite. It’s a semi-homemade dinner ready in 40 minutes!

Why Make Pizza Pull Apart Bread?

Are you a parent? Single? Live with roommates? All good reasons to make this recipe. Why? Because everyone LOVES it! It’s basically pizza, without having to go through the steps to make and bake pizza dough.

What You Need for Pizza Pull Apart Bread

For this pull apart cheese bread recipe, you need 7 total ingredients. Check it out:

Sourdough bread: make sure you find a bakery loaf of sourdough, not the pre-sliced kind.

Butter: need I say more?

Garlic: you’ll be mixing garlic with melted butter to smother all over the bread. You’re welcome.

Italian seasoning: every zza deserves some Italian seasoning.

Pepperoni: pepperoni is an easy add because it’s already pre-cooked and provides the classic pizza flavor.

Mozzarella cheese: pizza isn’t pizza without the cheese! This recipe calls for mozzarella cheese.

Marinara sauce (for dipping): to complete the meal, heat up a little marinara sauce for dipping!

How To Make Garlic Butter Pizza Pull Apart Bread

This buttery crossover between pizza and pull apart bread that’s topped with cheese and filled with pizza fillings will be your new favorite!

Prep Time:15 minutes

Cook Time :30 minutes

Total Time:45 minutes

Servings :8
  • 1bread loaf,Pane Di CasaVienna or sourdough, unsliced
  • ⅔cup butter,melted
  • 4garlic cloves,crushed, or minced (1 tbsp)
  • ⅓cup pizza sauce
  • ¼red onion,finely chopped
  • 1large tomato,ripe, finely chopped
  • 3½ oz mini pepperoni,slices
  • basil leaves,fresh, finely shredded
  • ¾cup mozzarella cheese,shredded
  • 1tbspItalian herbs,dried, or Italian seasoning
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the melted butter and crushed garlic. Mix well to combine. Set aside.
  3. Place the loaf of bread on a chopping board. Using a sharp bread knife, cut the bread diagonally in rows across the top, down to 1-inch above the base in depth. (Be careful not to cut through to the base of the loaf.)
  4. Holding the bread firmly and gently over the top, cut through in rows in the other direction to create diamond-shaped wedges.
  5. Transfer to a baking sheet or tray lined with aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  6. Drizzle half of the garlic butter in between each wedge, followed by the pizza sauce.
  7. Follow with the onions, tomatoes, pepperoni slices, basil, and cheese.
  8. Drizzle the remaining garlic butter over the top of bread and top with the Italian herbs or seasoning.
  9. Cover with foil and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until cheese has started to melt.
  10. Uncover and bake for another 10 minutes or until bread is crunchy and the cheese has melted all the way through.
  11. Remove and allow to cool slightly before serving.
Nutritional Info:

Calories: 416.51kcalFat: 28.50gSaturated Fat: 15.79gTrans Fat: 0.84gMonounsaturated Fat: 8.17gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1.95gCarbohydrates: 26.73gFiber: 2.59gSugar: 4.18gProtein: 13.99gCholesterol: 75.38mgSodium: 675.43mgCalcium: 229.67mgPotassium: 241.04mgIron: 2.54mgVitamin A: 187.42µgVitamin C: 5.02mg

Garlic Butter Pizza pull apart bread


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