Baked Mozzarella Sticks


Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 180, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 4.3g, Cholesterol: 50mg, Sodium: 450mg, 30% Daily Value Calcium, Protein: 14g, Carbohydrates 7g, Dietary Fiber: 0g.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-oz.) package reduced-fat mozzarella string cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 8 T. panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup prepared marinara sauce, warmed (optional)

Instructions

Position rack in upper third of oven and preheat over to 350°F. Line baking sheet with foil and spray lightly with cooking spray. In a small bowl, whisk egg until foamy. In small non-stick skillet, mix Italian seasoning with bread crumbs and place over medium heat. Cook and stir bread crumbs until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Dip cheese in egg until coated and then into toasted bread crumbs, coating completely. Repeat if desired. Place on baking sheet. Spray string cheese lightly with cooking spray. Bake 5-6 minutes or until heated through. Pair with warmed marinara sauce for dipping.

Servings

Original Recipe Yield: 6