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Low Carb Broccoli Cheesy Breadsticks

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These broccoli cheesy bread sticks are quick to make and are a great low carb and gluten free appetiser.  It’s a great way to sneak something green into your food.  Other then creme de menthe.

Once again, broccoli is stepping into the shoes of cauliflower and is holding up rather well with these cheesy bread sticks.   It would make a great low carb pizza base too.   Extra cheese on the top is optional but the Chief Taster demanded it for this batch.

 Parchment paper is a must!  I tried this with grease proof paper and the mixture stuck to one side.  We had to scrape it off with a knife and it did not look good.  Tasted lovely, just looked a green and cheesy mess.   I’ve also played around with this by adding coconut flour and ground flax seed to make it a bit firmer.  It was not as nice as this one.  Perhaps when you have a plain and simple recipe you should just leave it alone!

 

broccoli breadsticks

These broccoli cheesy bread sticks are delicious paired with a Marinara sauce.  It adds to the almost pizza-like taste that these bread sticks have.  Soft and gooey, you would not think that you are munching into a head of broccoli.  Broccoli goes so well with cheese that this is an easy recipe with winning flavour combinations.

 

broccoli breadsticks

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Broccoli Cheesy Breadsticks

Cheesy breadsticks made with broccoli.
3.75 from 4 votes
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Broccoli appetizer, gluten free low carb recipes, Healthy appetiser
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12 Sticks
Calories: 53kcal
Author: Angela Coleby

Ingredients

  • 1 head broccoli
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1/4 cup Mozzarella cheese for topping optional

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 190C/375F degrees.
  • Line a baking tin with parchment paper.
  • Place the broccoli in a food processor and blitz until it looks like small breadcrumbs.
  • Put the broccoli in a bowl with the other ingredients and stir well.
  • Spread out on the baking tin and cook for 20 minutes. If you are adding cheese for the topping put it on top for the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  • Remove from the oven and cut into sticks 
  • Eat and enjoy!

Notes

Makes 12 sticks
Nutritional Information per stick - 53 calories, 3g fat, 4g protein, 2g Carb, 1g Fibre, 1g net carb
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Nutrition

Serving: 1Stick | Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 1g
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12 Comments

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    Bethany Spinell
    July 9, 2019 at 5:57 pm

    The flavor is great on this, but mine don’t seem to be binding or holding a shape. Did I miss something or not cool them for long enough?

    • Reply
      Angela Coleby
      July 10, 2019 at 9:31 pm

      Perhaps the broccoli has a bit too much water in it? I’ve found the cheese holds it together.

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    Lisa
    January 9, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    This was great! I had a bag of broccoli pearls that I wasn’t sure what to do with and this recipe was perfect. Thanks.

    • Reply
      Angela Coleby
      January 10, 2019 at 8:31 am

      Broccoli pearls? That’s a new one to me!

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    Megan
    May 22, 2018 at 3:26 am

    Do you if they store well? And if they need to be refridgerated?

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      Angela Coleby
      May 22, 2018 at 9:45 am

      I keep them in the fridge since they have cheese. They will firm up a bit because of this overnight (great for breakfast with eggs!).

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    Jackie O Smith
    September 22, 2017 at 12:26 am

    I find that heads of broccoli are so varied in size…do you know in cups how much it would measure after processing? Thanks. This looks delish…I love the cauliflower and I think my husband would eat this one since he likes broccoli.

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      Angela Coleby
      September 22, 2017 at 5:50 pm

      Hi, I would estimate it to be about 1 1/2 to 2 cups of broccoli. I hope you enjoy it!

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        Khaini Mohamed
        May 22, 2019 at 8:10 am

        Possible to use frozen brocolli?

        • Reply
          Angela Coleby
          May 22, 2019 at 9:26 pm

          You could, but defrost it first.

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    Joyfull Mom
    February 8, 2016 at 12:40 am

    Awesome idea!!!! Thanks.

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