Embark on a flavor-packed journey with Air Fryer French Bread Pizza—a reinvention of the classic pizza experience that brings together the convenience of air frying and the beloved crunch of French bread. This quick and delightful recipe offers a hassle-free way to enjoy a pizza night with a twist, ensuring each bite is a perfect harmony of crispy, cheesy, and savory goodness.

The canvas for this culinary creation is a loaf of French bread, sliced in half to create the ideal foundation. Generously layered with velvety pizza sauce, a blanket of shredded mozzarella cheese, and an assortment of your favorite toppings, these French bread pizzas are a canvas for your pizza creativity. Whether you’re a fan of classic pepperoni, mushrooms, bell peppers, or a medley of flavors, the choice is yours.

The magic happens in the air fryer, where the French bread transforms into a crispy crust with golden edges, and the cheese melts into a gooey perfection. In just a matter of minutes, the familiar aroma of a pizzeria wafts through the kitchen, signaling that your homemade masterpiece is ready to be savored.

Garnish with a sprinkle of dried oregano and red pepper flakes for an extra burst of flavor, then slice and serve these individual-sized French Bread Pizzas for a delightful meal or snack. Whether enjoyed during a family dinner or shared with friends during a casual get-together, this recipe combines the best of both worlds—effortless cooking and the timeless pleasure of pizza—all thanks to the versatility of the air fryer.

Air Fryer French Bread Pizza


  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Your favorite pizza toppings (pepperoni, mushrooms, bell peppers, etc.)
  • Olive oil spray (or your preferred cooking spray)
  • Dried oregano and red pepper flakes (optional for garnish)


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Slice the French bread in half lengthwise.
  3. Spread a layer of pizza sauce on each half of the bread.
  4. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese evenly over the sauce.
  5. Add your favorite pizza toppings on top of the cheese.
  6. Lightly spray the top of the pizzas with olive oil or your preferred cooking spray.
  7. Place the pizzas in the air fryer basket, ensuring they fit without overlapping.
  8. Air fry for 8-10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly, and the edges of the bread are crispy.
  9. Optional: Sprinkle dried oregano and red pepper flakes for added flavor.
  10. Remove from the air fryer, let it cool for a moment, then slice and serve.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving – Serving size may vary):

  • Calories: ~250-300 kcal per serving (half of a French bread)
  • Total Fat: ~10-12g
  • Saturated Fat: ~5-6g
  • Cholesterol: ~25mg
  • Sodium: ~600-700mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: ~30-35g
  • Dietary Fiber: ~2g
  • Sugars: ~3-4g
  • Protein: ~10-15g

Note: Nutritional values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and brands used.

This Air Fryer French Bread Pizza delivers all the flavors of a traditional pizza with the added bonus of a crispy crust. It’s a versatile and customizable dish that makes for a quick and satisfying meal or snack, perfect for family dinners or casual gatherings.