Healthy Recipes

Cheesy Broccoli Bites

A delicious, cheesy snack, with a serving of vegetables. Only a few ingredients means this Cheesy Broccoli Bites recipe is also friendly on your budget.

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Serves 4, prep time 5 mins, cook time 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil

Method

  1. Steam broccoli on the stovetop or in the microwave for 3 minutes until bright green. Cool slightly.
  2. In a food processor, process steamed broccoli into fine crumbs.
  3. Tip broccoli crumbs into a medium bowl with eggs, breadcrumbs and Parmesan and stir well.
  4. Use a tablespoon to form mixture into 16 balls.
  5. Heat half the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add half the bites to the pan and press the tops gently to flatten a little. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side until golden. Move to a paper towel and repeat with remaining oil and bites.
  6. Four broccoli bites is one serving. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days.

 

Nutritional Information Per Serving

244 calories 

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