Low Carb Cauli Cheese Sticks -Saturday weekly recipe post

Cauli-Cheese Sticks
Makes 12 “sticks”
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The Stuff you need:

  • 1 head cauliflower, “riced” in food processor
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups cheese (leave approx 3/4 c for topping) Cheddar, Pepper jack or Mozzarella (or combination) shredded
  • 1 TBS Italian herb blend
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • Salt, Pepper, garlic powder to taste
  • Fresh tomato sauce for dipping (optional)

What to do with the Stuff:

  1.  Preheat oven to 375 F
  2.  Separate cauliflower into florets process in food processor, until “rice-like” (coarser chunks are inevitable)
  3.  Spread cauliflower mixture on baking sheet roast for 25 minutes
  4.  Let the cauliflower cool down 20 min
  5.  Increase oven temp to 450 F
  6.  Transfer cauliflower to a bowl, lined with a towel or cheese cloth (to drain excess water)
  7.  Drain all excess liquid until completely dry, this is essential
  8.  Transfer cauliflower to mixing bowl, add eggs, 1cup of the cheese, all herbs, & seasonings, mix well to combine
  9.  Spread mixture onto the baking sheet lined with parchment paper
  10.  Flatten into a rectangle size, inside the edges of parchment paper, approximately 1/4″ thick.
  11.  Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden
  12.  Top with remaining cheese
  13.  Bake for an additional 5-8 minutes, broiling until cheese golden browns a bit
  14. Cut into “sticks” serve hot (along with warm fresh tomato sauce for dipping if desired)
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