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Fried Waffle Mozzarella with Marinara Sauce

Fried Waffle Mozzarella with Marinara Sauce


  • 1/2 pound low moisture mozzarella
  • 3 tablespoons of flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of paprika
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • Canola oil spray
  • Favorite marinara sauce for serving


  1. Preheat waffle iron to medium heat
  2. Slice the mozzarella about 1/2 inch thick
  3. Prep your three low bowls
  4. First bowl mix flour and paprika
  5. Second bowl lightly beat eggs
  6. Third bowl mix bread crumbs and dried basil
  7. Dip the mozzarella in that order the flour, then egg, then bread crumbs
  8. Spray waffle iron with canola oil spray
  9. Lay into the waffle iron as many mozzarella slices that fit without over crowding
  10. Cook for 1-2 minutes until golden brown
  11. Important note: do not check mozzarella for the first 60 seconds
  12. Gently lift with metal tongs and use metal spatula to transfer to flat surface.
  13. Serve warm with favorite marinara sauce
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 mins
  • Category: Appetizer