Fried Mozzarella Wedges W/ Homemade Marinara

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Total Time
5 mins
40 mins

These thick mozarella wedges are a lot like what you'll get at a restaurant, and the hearty homemade marinara is the perfect complement.

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  1. Saute onions in saucepan (do not brown).
  2. Add liquid drained from diced tomatoes.
  3. Add basil, Italian seasoning, sugar & red pepper. Simmer 30 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half.
  4. Remove from heat & set aside.
  5. Cut cheese into thick slices & cut diagonally triangles.
  6. Beat egg whites with water & set aside.
  7. Mix bread crumbs, garlic salt, & Italian seasonings; set aside.
  8. Blend flour with corn starch; set aside.
  9. Heat oil for deep frying to 360 degrees.
  10. Dip cheese in flour, then in egg, then coat with bread crumbs.
  11. Place in hot oil & fry a few seconds until golden.
  12. Remove from oil and drain.
  13. Add all tomatoes to saucepan & cook 1-2 minutes or until heated.
  14. Pour marinara into dipping bowl & top with parmesan.