Baked Broccoli and Cauliflower Tots

Packed with broccoli and cauliflower, these homemade tots are a great way to sneak in extra veggies under the radar.

The trick to getting that classic tot shape is to first roll each spoonful of the uncooked mixture into a ball, then press into the cylindrical shape.

Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (9)

  • 1 (12-oz) bag frozen broccoli and cauliflower blend
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup dry Italian-style breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

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  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Steam vegetables according to package directions. Chop finely, using a potato masher or pulsing in a food processor. In a bowl, mix vegetables with egg, onion, cheese, panko, Italian breadcrumbs, parsley, salt and pepper.
  3. Using your hands, make tots using 1 Tbsp mixture for each. Place on prepared pan. Bake 18 to 24 minutes, turning halfway through, until golden brown and crispy.