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Low Carb Cheesy Cauliflower Bread Sticks

Cauliflower Breadsticks (low carb, gluten free, grain free)

Cheesy Cauliflower Breadsticks are a gluten free and low carb alternative to traditional breadsticks. They are easy to make and packed full of flavor!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Gluten Free
Servings 12 breadsticks


  • 4 cups riced cauliflower about 1 large head pulsed in food processor
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella
  • ½ cup shredded parmesan
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • ¾ cup shredded mozzarella for topping
  • marinara sauce to serve store bought or recipe below

Marinara Sauce

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 8 cloves garlic chopped
  • ¼-1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Place riced cauliflower in an oven-safe baking dish and cook 20 minutes.
  • Remove cauliflower from oven and let cool 10 minutes. Place cooled cauliflower in a cheese cloth or clean kitchen towel and squeeze excess water out.
  • Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees F.
  • Place cauliflower in a mixing bowl. Add eggs, ½ cup mozzarella, parmesan, minced garlic, oregano, parsley, salt, and pepper. Mix well to combine.
  • Transfer mixture to a parchment paper line baking sheet and form into a ¼-inch thick rectangle.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, then cover with remaining mozzarella and cook 5 more minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cut into sticks.
  • Serve immediately with marinara.
  • To make the marinara sauce, heat oil in a medium size heavy bottom sauce pan over medium heat. Add chopped garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook 2-3 minutes. Add crushed tomatoes, oregano, and salt. Stir to combine.
  • Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer 15-20 minutes.
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