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Zucchini Cheese Sticks Recipe

Looking for a delicious and keto-friendly snack or appetizer? These Zucchini Cheese Sticks are a savory twist on traditional cheese sticks, packed with flavor and perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a party, need a tasty snack, or just want to indulge in something cheesy without the guilt, these bites are sure to satisfy!

Zucchini Cheesesticks

Zucchini Cheese Sticks

Enjoy the crispy, cheesy goodness of these zucchini-based snacks, perfect for satisfying your cravings while sticking to your keto goals.


  • 3 medium zucchini, grated (about 4 cups)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup Iconic unflavored protein powder isolate (or almond flour for a different texture)
  • 1 tsp Flavor God pizza seasoning (or Italian seasoning blend)
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Crushed red pepper flakes (optional, for a spicy kick)
  • 3 tbsp Chef Shamy garlic butter, melted
  • 2 cups shredded Muenster cheese (or more mozzarella for a different flavor)


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place the grated zucchini in a clean kitchen towel or cheesecloth and squeeze out excess moisture.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the squeezed zucchini, minced garlic, eggs, shredded mozzarella, Parmesan cheese, protein powder or almond flour, pizza seasoning, oregano, parsley, salt, pepper, and optional red pepper flakes. Mix well until thoroughly combined.
  4. Spread the zucchini mixture evenly onto the prepared baking sheet, shaping it into a rectangle about 1/4 inch thick.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the edges are golden and the top is slightly crispy.
  6. Remove from the oven and brush the melted garlic butter evenly over the top.
  7. Sprinkle the shredded Muenster cheese (or additional mozzarella) evenly over the top of the zucchini mixture.
  8. Return to the oven and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before slicing into sticks or squares.
  10. Serve warm with marinara sauce or your favorite dipping sauce.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Zucchini: 6g – Low in carbs and adds a crispy texture.
  • Mozzarella: 1.5g and Muenster Cheese 1g: – Provides gooey, cheesy goodness with minimal carbs.
  • Parmesan Cheese: 0.9g – Adds savory flavor and richness.
  • Eggs 1.2g and Protein Powder/Almond Flour: 2g – Bind the ingredients together and add protein.
  • Garlic Butter: 0g – Adds a buttery, garlicky flavor without extra carbs.

Total carbs for the recipe: Approximately 12.6 grams. (varies based on the specific amounts and brands used).

Irresistibly Tasty

These Zucchini Cheese Sticks are not only keto-friendly but also incredibly tasty and satisfying. Whether you’re enjoying them as a snack, appetizer, or part of a meal, they’re sure to please with their crispy exterior and cheesy interior. Give this recipe a try for a guilt-free indulgence that fits perfectly into your keto lifestyle!

Credit to gogas2 on Reddit

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