Antipasti Pull-Apart Pizza

A fun twist on pizza, this appetizer features all the flavors of an antipasti platter over a crust of bite-size pieces of French bread.


  • 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil, divided
  • 2 pkg (11 oz) refrigerated French bread dough (see Cook’'s Tip)
  • 1 jar (12 oz) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and patted dry (about 1 1/4 cups/300 mL)
  • 1 (8 oz/250 g) block mozzarella cheese
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) pitted ripe olives
  • 2   garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) coarsely ground black pepper
  • 2 oz (60 g) Parmesan cheese, divided
  •  Chopped fresh parsley (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Brush Large Round Stone with Handles with 1 tsp (5 mL) of the oil. Place one package of the dough onto Large Grooved Cutting Board. Using a sawing motion, cut dough in half lengthwise with Color Coated Bread Knife; slice each dough half crosswise into 16 half moons for a total of 32 half moons. Repeat with remaining dough. Arrange dough over baking stone, leaving a 1/2-in. (1-cm) border around edge and spacing 1/2 in. (1 cm) apart; brush with remaining oil. Bake 14–-16 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

  2. Meanwhile, for antipasti, coarsely chop artichokes with Food Chopper. Dice mozzarella cheese into 1/2-in. (1-cm) cubes and dice bell pepper with Santoku Knife. Slice olives with Egg Slicer Plus®. Combine artichokes, mozzarella cheese, bell pepper, olives, garlic pressed with Garlic Press, salt and black pepper in Stainless (4-qt./4-L) Mixing Bowl; mix well.

  3. Remove baking stone from oven to Stackable Cooling Rack. Using Rotary Grater, grate half of the Parmesan cheese over crust; top with antipasti. Bake 5–-7 minutes or until mozzarella cheese is melted. Remove from oven; grate remaining Parmesan cheese over top and sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley, if desired.


  • 16  servings

Nutrients per serving:

U.S. Nutrients per serving: Calories 160, Total Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 2.5 g, Cholesterol 10 mg, Carbohydrate 21 g, Protein 8 g, Sodium 490 g, Fiber 1 g

Cook's Tips:

If desired, 2 pkg (13.8 oz or 283 g each) refrigerated pizza crust can be substituted for the refrigerated French bread dough.

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