Mozzarella bites

Heather Disarro

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Mozzarella bites are easy to make and even easier to eat! String cheese is cut and then battered. Then you choose to fry or bake them for equally delicious results every time!

mozzarella bites

Mozzarella bites

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 12 mozzarella string cheese sticks, cut into thirds
  • 2 cups fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup egg whites
  • 1/4 cup flour

Directions:

  1. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with nonstick spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
  3. Pour the egg whites into another small bowl.
  4. Toss the cut string cheese and flour in another small bowl.
  5. For each bite, remove the cheese from the flour and shake off excess.
  6. Roll the cheese in the egg whites, and then cover in the breadcrumb mixture.
  7. Place the cheese on the baking sheet and repeat until all bites have been covered in breadcrumbs.
  8. Spray with nonstick spray on top and place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  9. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F while the cheese is cooling.
  10. Remove the baking sheet from the fridge and place directly into the oven.
  11. Bake at 425 degrees F for about 3 minutes, then flip over with tongs and bake another 3 to 5 minutes until golden and the cheese just starts to melt slightly.
  12. Remove from the oven and serve with marinara, ranch or plain.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.