MyRecipes' Baked Mozzarella Bites
"Serve this quick after-school snack to your kids as an alternative to traditional fried cheesesticks."
For more great recipes, check out MyRecipes' e-cookbook, "100-Calorie Snacks"
Preheat oven to 425°.
Heat a medium skillet over medium heat. Add 1/3 cup panko to pan, and cook for 2 minutes or until toasted, stirring frequently. Remove from heat, and place the panko in a shallow dish.
Cut mozzarella sticks into 1-inch pieces. Working with one piece at a time, dip cheese in egg substitute; dredge in panko. Place cheese on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 3 minutes or until the cheese is softened and thoroughly heated.
Pour the marinara sauce into a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until thoroughly heated, stirring after 30 seconds. Serve with mozzarella pieces.
One serving is 3 mozzarella bites and 1 tablespoon sauce
Calories: 91 per serving
Recipe courtesy MyRecipes' e-cookbook, "100-Calorie Snacks"
Main Ingredients: panko, marinara sauce, mozzarella
Course: Sauces and marinades, Appetizer/Starter