Published On: Fri, May 19th, 2017

Mozzarella Sticks with Tomato and Herb Dip

These Gluten Free Mozzarella Sticks with a Tomato & Herb Dip are the perfect side to your favourite Italian dish.

Mozzarella Sticks by Dr.Oetker

Mozzarella Sticks

 

Serves: 4     Preparation time: 15 mins       Cooking time: 5-10 mins

 

Ingredients:

  • 400g /1lb Mozzarella cheese (or alternatively Fontina, Taleggio or Cheddar)
  • 2 eggs – whisked
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 4-6 tbsp gluten free breadcrumbs
  • 50g/2oz hazelnuts– finely crushed
  •  1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

For the dip

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled & crushed
  • ½ red onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp passata
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • ½ dried oregano
  • salt & pepper

Method

  1. Pre heat oven to 180°C, 350°F, Gas Mark 4. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper
  2. Cut the cheese into strips about 4cm long x 1cm wide.
  3. In a dish mix together the breadcrumbs and paprika, salt and pepper
  4. Take half of the cheese strips and dip into the egg, coat with the breadcrumb mixture and then place on the baking tray
  5. In another dish mix together the crushed nuts and parsley
  6. Dip the other half of the cheese strips in the egg, coat with the nut mixture and then place on the baking tray
  7. Bake the cheese strips in the oven for 5-8 minutes taking care they do not over-cook
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