Gooey Mozzarella Nuggets

This restaurant snack arrives to your home as a lighter, tastier and just as satisfying as an after-school munch.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
PER SERVING

Calories: 91
Fat: 5.1g
Saturated fat: 2.8g
 Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
 Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
Protein: 7.2g
Carbohydrate: 6.7g
Fiber: 0.1g
Cholesterol: 12mg
Iron: 0.3mg
Sodium: 162mg
Calcium: 162mg



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Ingredients

⅓ cup Panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
3 (1-ounce) sticks part-skim mozzarella string cheese
3 tablespoons egg substitute
Cooking spray
¼ cup lower-sodium marinara sauce

PREPARATION
1. Preheat oven to 425°.
2. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
3. Heat a medium-size skillet over medium heat. Add ⅓ cup Panko to pan, and cook for 2 minutes or until toasted, stirring frequently. Place toasted Panko in a shallow dish.
4. Cut mozzarella sticks into 1-inch pieces. Working with one piece at a time, dip cheese nuggets in egg substitute then dredge in Panko. Place coated cheese on baking sheet.
5. Bake for 3 minutes or until the cheese is softened and thoroughly heated.
6. Pour the marinara sauce into a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute or until thoroughly heated, stirring after 30 seconds. Serve with mozzarella nuggets.

Serves 4 (3 bites and 1 tablespoon sauce each)








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