Delicious Pepperoni Stuffed Bread Recipe

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Indulge in the savory flavors of pepperoni and cheese with this irresistible Pepperoni Stuffed Bread recipe. Perfect for a quick snack or a party appetizer, this dish is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. The combination of crispy bread, gooey cheese, and spicy pepperoni is simply mouthwatering!

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf of French bread
  • 1 package of pepperoni slices
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup of marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup of melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Cut the French bread in half lengthwise and hollow out some of the bread from the center of each half.
  3. Layer the bottom half of the bread with pepperoni slices and mozzarella cheese.
  4. Spread marinara sauce over the cheese and pepperoni.
  5. Top with the other half of the bread and press down gently to secure the filling.
  6. In a small bowl, mix melted butter, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning.
  7. Brush the butter mixture over the top of the bread and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  8. Wrap the stuffed bread in foil and bake for 20 minutes. Then unwrap and bake for an additional 10 minutes until the bread is golden and crispy.
  9. Let cool slightly before slicing and serving. Enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Pepperoni is a popular American variety of salami, originally derived from Italian salami.
  • This Pepperoni Stuffed Bread recipe can be customized with your favorite toppings like olives, bell peppers, or mushrooms.
  • Serve this dish with a side of extra marinara sauce for dipping for an extra burst of flavor.