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Pilot Bread Pizza

Is there anything harder to drum up than an interesting lunch idea during the summer? You know the one that doesn’t require a LOT of time or heating up the house or making a HUGE mess AND everyone eats it? Yeah that one, it’s the unicorn lunch, elusive but you think maybe you catch a glimpse of it every once in a while. Friends I may have caught the unicorn lunch in it’s natural browsing grounds, out there between it’s friends the free lunch and a clean home. Here it is the unicorn lunch, Pilot Bread Pizzas.

Why Pilot Bread Pizza is a Unicorn Lunch

  1. can be made with whatever is on hand
  2. does not require a large amount of work
  3. NO huge mess
  4. kids can make them
  5. kids can customize
  6. kids willingly eat them
  7. does not heat up the kitchen
  8. Pilot Bread keeps forever and day*–*not an actual true fact
  9. can use leftovers creatively for endless variation
  10. ready to eat in less than 10 minutes

Pilot Bread Pizza
makes 6 pizzas

6 pieces Pilot Bread
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1 cup shredded mozzarella
chopped ham-if desired
fresh basil-if desired

preheat the oven
lay the Pilot Bread out on a baking sheet
warm the pizza sauce
divide the pizza sauce between the Pilot Bread
sprinkle with cheese
add ham if you like
broil 3-4 inches from the broiler until the cheese melts
remove from the oven before they burn (and boy do they go fast)
top with fresh basil leaf if desired
serve while still warm (stand back and be prepared to make MORE)

topping ideas
feta and broccoli
ham and swiss
pineapple and ham
roast beef and sauerkraut
pulled pork and cold coleslaw
bbq chicken

Basically you need a sauce, a cheese and if desired a topping. We used to make these as kids and I LOVED them even with just cheddar cheese and sauce, hey it was 70s in Alaska. And now I know why my mom liked them too. (see above highlights)

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Laura is on a mission to teach modern family oriented women how to make old-fashioned foods new again. A wife and mom of 3 boys, Laura understands the struggles of trying to serve a home-cooked meal each night. She provides recipes and cooking hacks for busy moms to create dishes they may think take more time or skill than they have to make. Read more...

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