Soft on the inside, crispy on the outside… These kid-friendly cauliflower tots are simply delicious. If you need a way to get your family to eat more vegetables, give these a try. These tots are also great as a side dish and are easy to make.
Ingredients (for 32 – 34 tots)
2 cups cooked cauliflower florets, finely chopped
1 large egg
1 large egg white
1/2 cup onion, minced
3 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
1/2 cup reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
salt and pepper to taste
(Preparation time: 10 mins, cooking time: 20 mins)
To cook the cauliflower florets, steam a little over 2 cups raw cauliflower florets in a little water covered for 4 to 5 minutes or until tender but not mushy, then drain well and dry on paper towel. Using a knife, finely chop and set 2 cups aside.
Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a nonstick cookie sheet with cooking spray.
In a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Spoon 1 tablespoon of mixture in your hands and roll into small ovals. Place on the cookie sheet and bake for 16-18 minutes, turning halfway through cooking until golden.
Per Serving: 148 calories; 5 g fat; 2g Saturated Fat; 57mg Cholesterol; 16 g carbohydrates; 397 mg Sodium; 3g fibre; 39 sugar; 10g Protein.
Inside Cooking Ep 18: Cauliflower Tots
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