Gluten-Free Cheese Stuffed Bread Rolls

Gluten-Free Cheese Stuffed Bread Rolls

These mini cheese stuffed bread rolls aren’t only gluten-free, but grain-free as well, thanks to a high quality pizza dough mix from Simple Mills! They’re stuffed with mozzarella and then brushed with olive oil, herbs, and parmesan. They make the perfect small bite appetizer dipped in marinara or pesto or side to some soup or chili!

These mini cheesy rolls are delicious grain-free, gluten-free cheese stuffed bread rolls! They're the perfect healthy appetizer recipe for game days and parties!

Gluten-Free Cheese Stuffed Bread Rolls

So, first of all, this post is not sponsored – I’m just a big fan of Simple Mills! Because real talk? Everyone needs some convenient food options at some points, this dietitian included! Unfortunately, one of my biggest frustrations with eating gluten-free is how many ingredients are in convenient food items and how most of them are very high starch and high glycemic index – not how I prefer to eat most of the time.

Simple Mills makes the best naturally gluten-free and grain-free mixes and crackers. They’re lower glycemic index, made with few ingredients, and all the ingredients are simple and recognizable! Take the Simple Mills Pizza Dough Mix (affiliate link): almond flour, arrowroot, flax meal, cauliflower, baking soda, oregano, cream of tartar, and garlic. That’s it!

These mini cheesy rolls are delicious grain-free, gluten-free cheese stuffed bread rolls! They're the perfect healthy appetizer recipe for game days and parties!

How to Make Bite-Sized Cheesy Rolls

It’s pretty easy to make this delicious grain-free appetizer!

  • Just mix up the pizza dough according to package directions (you’ll need to add a little apple cider vinegar, olive oil, and water).
  • Divide the dough into 18 pieces (I used a cookie scoop that holds about 2 tablespoons of dough and got 18 mini rolls exactly).
  • Cut two string cheeses into 9 pieces each. Place one cheese piece into the center of a dough ball and roll to get the dough all around it.
  • Place on a silicone mat or parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Brush the tops with olive oil, herbs, and parmesan.
  • Bake and enjoy warm! Bonus flavor points if you serve with warm marinara or pesto!

These mini cheesy rolls are delicious grain-free, gluten-free cheese stuffed bread rolls! They're the perfect healthy appetizer recipe for game days and parties!

These naturally grain-free, gluten-free mini cheesy rolls are perfect to serve during a football game or an appetizer-heavy party, like a New Year’s Eve party. Try serving with some of my favorite other gluten and grain-free appetizers: 3-ingredient spinach artichoke dip, prosciutto-wrapped asparagus, and rosemary cumin roasted chickpeas.

Or you can just serve them with some chili or soup! Our favorites are chicken and kale white bean chili, spiced sweet potato and carrot soup, and hearty vegetable chili.

If you like these little gluten-free cheese stuffed bread rolls, be sure to leave a comment and rate the recipe below! And you can always take a pic and share it to social media, tagging me (@nutritiontofit #nutritiontofit) for a chance to be featured on my accounts!

These mini cheesy rolls are delicious grain-free, gluten-free cheese stuffed bread rolls! They're the perfect healthy appetizer recipe for game days and parties!

Equipment and food items needed to make this recipe (affiliate links):

These mini cheesy rolls are delicious grain-free, gluten-free cheese stuffed bread rolls! They're the perfect healthy appetizer recipe for game days and parties!

Gluten-Free Cheese Stuffed Bread Rolls

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 18
Calories: 106 kcal

These mini cheesy rolls are a delicious grain-free, gluten-free cheese stuffed bread rolls appetizer! The perfect healthy appetizer recipe for game days and parties!

free from: gluten/ wheat, soy, egg, fish, shellfish, peanuts

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Ingredients

  • 1 box Simple Mills Pizza Dough Mix
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 2 mozzarella string cheese sticks
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with a silicon baking mat or parchment paper.

  2. Mix pizza dough according to package directions, with apple cider vinegar, water, and 2 tbsp oil. Divide dough into 18 pieces.

  3. Slice string cheese into 18 pieces. Place a piece of cheese in the center of each piece of dough and roll into a ball. Place on baking sheet and brush the tops with remaining olive oil. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and parmesan cheese.

  4. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until slightly browned on top. 

  5. Serve warm with optional dipping sauce (i.e. marinara or pesto) and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition information does not include any dipping sauces.

Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Cheese Stuffed Bread Rolls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 106 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 80mg3%
Potassium 3mg0%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Vitamin C 5.5mg7%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

These mini cheesy rolls are delicious grain-free, gluten-free cheese stuffed bread rolls! They're the perfect healthy appetizer recipe for game days and parties!

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