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Hello, delicious! My Skinny Mozzarella Bites are too good (and easy) not to try! I promise you’re going to love them! We can’t get enough of them at my house! They are perfect as a game day snack, afternoon munchies or a party appetizer, and they are ready to go in less than 15 minutes! Don’t be surprised if the results have you popping a second batch in the oven!

Skinny Mozzarella Bites

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 3 minutes

Yield: 3 servings

Serving size: 3 mozzarella bites

Ingredients

  • β…“ cup herb-flavored panko breadcrumbs
  • 3 light string cheese sticks
  • 2 egg whites
  • ΒΌ cup reduced-sodium marinara sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Heat a medium size skillet over medium heat. Add β…“ cup of panko breadcrumbs to the pan and cook for 2 minutes or until toasted, stirring the whole time.
  3. Remove from heat and place the breadcrumbs in a shallow dish.
  4. Put the egg whites in a small bowl.
  5. Cut mozzarella sticks into 1-inch pieces.
  6. Working with one piece at a time, dip cheese in egg whites then roll in breadcrumbs. Place cheese on a baking sheet coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  7. Bake for 3 minutes or until cheese is softened and thoroughly heated (without losing too much shape).
  8. Pour the marina sauce into a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high one minute or until thoroughly heated, stirring after 30 seconds.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: (3 mozzarella bites)

Calories: 101

Fat: 5g

Carbohydrates: 7g

Fiber: 0g

Protein: 8g

Sugars: 1g

Sodium: 341mg

Vitamin A: 5%

Vitamin C: 2%

Calcium: 15%

Iron: 1%

WWP+: 3 points

http://www.skinnymom.com/2012/02/03/skinny-mozzarella-bites/