Healthy Mozzarella Sticks


This is an absolutely great quick and heated appetizer for any social event.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
4 mins
Total Time:
14 mins
24 sticks


  • 1 egg

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 5 tablespoons dry bread crumbs

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

  • 12 (1 ounce) sticks string cheese, halved and frozen

  • olive oil, or as needed


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Beat egg in a small bowl. Place flour in a separate small bowl. Toss bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese together in a another separate bowl.

  3. Gently press each cheese stick into flour to coat and shake off excess flour. Dip into egg, then press into bread crumb mixture. Place the breaded cheese sticks onto a baking sheet while breading the rest; do not stack. Coat each cheese stick with olive oil; cover baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until crisp, about 4 minutes.

Cook's Note:

You can use any type of string cheese you prefer for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

58 Calories
4g Fat
2g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 58
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 141mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Calcium 84mg 6%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 17mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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