Broccoli Cheddar Tots

2

PREP TIME

25 min

TOTAL TIME

55 min

Makes

36 tots

Broccoli Cheddar Tots

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Finger foods are fun. Make these broccoli-packed cheddar tots for a snack, side dish or bring it to your next potluck.


Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ tsp salt , divided
  • 6 cups broccoli florets , (about 2 heads)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups shredded old cheddar cheese
  • ¾ cup panko bread crumbs
  • ½ cup chopped green onions
  • ½ tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  • Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Add 1 tsp salt. Add broccoli and cook for 1 min. Remove to a large bowl of ice water and submerge broccoli to stop cooking. Drain and pat dry with kitchen towel.
  • Pulse broccoli in a food processor until finely chopped, then transfer to a large bowl. Add egg, cheddar, panko, green onions, pepper and remaining ¼ tsp salt. Stir to combine.
  • Scoop out heaping 1 tbsp of broccoli mixture and shape into a 1 in-long cylinder. Repeat with remaining mixture, placing tots 1 in. apart on prepared sheet. Bake until golden brown, 28 to 30 min.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 36,
  • Protein
  • 2 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2 g,
  • Fat
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 106 mg.

Originally published in the November + December 2017 issue. Photo by Roberto Caruso.