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dipping cheesy zucchini breadsticks in marinara sauce

Cheesy Zucchini Breadsticks

Katerina | Diethood
Fresh, grated zucchini forms the base of a simple batter that bakes up into the perfect Cheesy Zucchini Breadsticks.
Servings : 6
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


For the Breadsticks
  • 4 cups grated Zucchini, about 2 large zucchini
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
For the Topping
  • Marinara sauce, for dipping


  • Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  • Line a baking pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Grate the zucchini using the large holes on a cheese grater.
  • Transfer grated zucchini to a kitchen towel; wrap the towel around the zucchini and wring out all the water. Squeeze out as much as possible.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the zucchini, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, egg, salt, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning. Mix and stir until completely combined.
  • Transfer mixture to previously prepared baking sheet and spread out the zucchini into about ½-inch thick layer.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Pull it out of the oven and top with shredded mozzarella.
  • Continue to bake for 5 more minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  • Remove from heat and let stand couple minutes.
  • Cut into “breadsticks”.
  • Serve with dipping sauce.


  • NET CARBS: 3 g
  • WW POINTS: To reduce points down to 1, use fat free shredded mozzarella cheese.


Calories: 134 kcal | Carbohydrates: 4 g | Protein: 10 g | Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 54 mg | Sodium: 472 mg | Potassium: 261 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 448 IU | Vitamin C: 15 mg | Calcium: 226 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 3 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: cheesy breadsticks, keto appetizers, keto zucchini bread