Blooming PIZZA Bread


  • sourdough or any round bread
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • chopped salami or pepperoni


  1. Carefully cut through bread in 1-inch intervals both ways (criss-cross), stopping about a ½-inch or so before cutting all the way through. Set aside.
  2. Carefully insert pizza sauce, chopped green bell pepper, chopped salami/pepperoni in between the cuts in your bread. Make sure to tuck it in.
  3. Top it shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese.
  4. Bake in the oven at 350° F until cheese is bubbly and bread has “bloomed“
  5. Share with somebody you love and enjoy.