Pizza

Zucchini Pizza Sticks Recipe

Prep Time: 15 MIN  |  Cook Time: 1 HR  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 410
pizza
Prep Time
15 MIN
Cook Time
1 HR
Servings
4
Calories
410

These cheesy pizza sticks offer all the flavor that pizza promises. The use of fresh tomatoes pump up your taste buds while Mozzarella offers the gooey cheese moment you crave.

Ingredients
  • ½ lb. mild Italian sausage
  • 14.5 oz. can whole tomatoes
  • ¾ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh oregano, chopped
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • Fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 4 medium zucchini
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1.5 cup Sargento® Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Heat medium skillet over medium heat. Add the sausage and break it up with a fork. Cook until browned. Transfer to paper towel lined plate and discard the fat in pan, reserving 1 teaspoon in the pan.
  2. Empty the canned tomatoes into bowl. Using your hands or a pair of kitchen shears crush the tomatoes. Heat skillet with the sausage fat over medium heat. Add the onions and sauté until translucent, add garlic and cook until fragrant. Stir in the crushed tomatoes, oregano, salt and pepper and bring to a simmer, reduce heat and cook until reduced and slightly thick, about 15-20 minutes. Turn off the heat and stir in basil.
  3. Trim the ends of the zucchini and slice in half lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds and slice thinly lengthwise down the back of each half so they lay flat. Place on a sheet tray and lightly brush both sides with olive oil. Top each half with tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and sausage. Bake for 20-30 minutes until cheese is melted & zucchini is cooked through. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Serving Size: (434g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 410
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28 grams
Saturated Fat 12 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 12 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 grams
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrates 8 grams
Dietary Fiber 4 grams
Total Sugars 10 grams
Protein 24 grams
Vitamin A 145RE
Vitamin C 53mg 90%
Calcium 323mg 30%
Iron 3mg 15%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.