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Baked Mozzarella Bites

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Baked Mozzarella Bites

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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Mozzarella Bites
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 123kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
  • 4 stick string cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 none cooking spray

Serve With

  • 1/2 cup spaghetti or marinara sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425° F. Heat a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add Panko to hot pan and cook for 2 minutes or until toasted, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and place into a shallow dish (a pie plate works great).
  • Cut mozzarella sticks into 1-inch pieces.
  • Crack egg into a small bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Working with one piece at a time, dip cheese bites into the egg and then dredge in panko.
  • Place coated cheese onto a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake for 3-5 minutes until the cheese is softened and heated through. (Be careful not to overcook or the cheese will completely melt!)
  • Serve spaghetti/marinara sauce on the side for dipping.
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Nutrition

Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 326mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g

Natalie Monson

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