Sara Louise’s Keto First Marinated Mozzarella Rolls

A cheesy lunchtime snack that will have you craving more of these fantastic marinated mozzarella rolls

These keto marinated mozzarella rolls are a simply delicious snack that is relatively low in calories and plenty of fun to make in the kitchen. Serve up with a garnish or as a main meal snack, the choice is yours.

They also make great party food as one of a set of other dishes so there is a whole multitude of purposes for these marinated mozzarella rolls from Sara.

Nevertheless these keto marinated mozzarella rolls will never fail to impress guests and family come lunchtime; however you choose to serve them up.

Sara Louise's Keto Marinated Mozzarella Rolls

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Servings: 12
Calories: 208kcal
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  • 2 Cups Basil leaves or one bunch of Fresh Basil Leaveswashed and dried well
  • 1 1/2 Pounds mozzarella Cheese fresh mozzarella cut into 12 thin slices about 1 inch wide and 2 inches in length
  • 1/2 Cup olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup chives fresh chives and chopped
  • 3 Tbs oregano Fresh oregano chopped
  • 3 Tbs lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • 4 Zucchini sliced thin using a mandolin
  • 6 plum tomatoes Small ripe
  • 24 scallions 4 bunches of scallions
  • 1 Tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 Tsp soy sauce gluten-free


  • Slice Mozzarella into 12 thin slices 1 x 2 inches in length
  • Place slices in a large rectangle tupperware or tray
  • Set aside
  • In a small bowl mix together 1/4 cup olive oil, chopped oregano, chopped chives, lemon juice, salt, pepper, vinegar and soy sauce
  • Pour marinade over sliced mozzarella, cover and place in refrigerator for a minimum of 3 hours
  • Wash, dry and slice zucchini using a mandolin into 12 slices lengthwise
  • Heat a skillet with a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high heat
  • Carefully sear each side of the zucchini, about 10 seconds on each side, sprinkling salt and pepper over each zucchini slice
  • Set aside on a plate when done
  • When mozzarella is ready remove from refrigerator and place beside plate of seared zucchini slices
  • Wash and cut plum tomatoes in half, removing the ends
  • Wash, separate and cut ends off of scallions, leaving them long
  • Using a cutting board or clean surface create 12 rolls, starting with the zucchini, the mozzarella on top, a leaf or two of basil, and half a plum tomato on top
  • Roll together and tie with a scallion strip
  • Plate and drizzle with remaining juices from the marinade
  • Serve garnished with extra basil leaves


These cheesy mozzarella rolls are a great snack and easy to put together, lightweight but excitedly satisfying in every way.


Calories: 208kcal

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Sara Louise

Sara works at MWFitness and is the editor of KetoFirst. She enjoys maintaining an active healthy lifestyle and sharing her recipes, blog posts and fitness successes with others around the world.

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