Cheesy Baked Zucchini Sticks (Low Carb, GF, Keto)
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
Servings: 14 sticks
- 2 medium zucchini or 3 small
- 1 3/4 cups mozzarella cheese divided
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp. each oregano & basil
- salt & pepper to taste
- shredded Italian cheese blend
- marinara sauce for dipping
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.
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.
* 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
Serving: 1stick | Calories: 25kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.2g | Protein: 2.3g | Fat: 1.4g | Saturated Fat: 0.6g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 85mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 0.6g | Calcium: 11mg