Cheesy Baked Zucchini Breadsticks
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Cheesy Baked Zucchini Breadsticks

Cheesy Baked Zucchini Breadsticks are made with only three ingredients and a couple spices. The perfect side or appetizer for any occasion or night of the week.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 12 -14 breadsticks
Author: Stephanie

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1 3/4 cups mozzarella cheese divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. each oregano & basil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • optional:
  • shredded Italian cheese blend
  • marinara sauce for dipping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven 400 degrees
  • Line large baking sheet with parchment paper and generously grease with olive oil.
  • Meanwhile rinse zucchini and cut off both ends.
  • Using a box grater shred both zucchini and place in strainer over bowl.
  • Sprinkle zucchini with salt and allow to sit about 10 minutes to release liquid.
  • Meanwhile grate mozzarella cheese and add 1 cup to large mixing bowl reserving remaining cheese for topping.
  • Then squeeze excess liquid of of zucchini using a paper towels or a kitchen towel.
  • Place zucchini in bowl with mozzarella cheese, add 2 beaten eggs, and seasonings.
  • Combine well.
  • Spread zucchini mixture out on greased parchment paper into a square shape about 1/2 inch thick.
  • Bake in preheated oven 20-25 minutes until the edges get brown and crispy.
  • Remove from the oven lower temperature to 350 degrees and top with additional mozzarella cheese or cheese of choice.*
  • Place back in oven 10 minutes until gooey and bubbly.
  • Remove from oven and cut into equal size bread sticks.

Notes

* in addition to the mozzarella cheese I added about half a cup of an Italian blend cheese
can be dipped with marinara sauce or served plain
serving size may vary based on size you cut breadsticks