Cauliflower Tots

These tots are the perfect little healthy snack or side dish that will please even the pickiest eaters.


  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 2-3 large eggs
  • ½ cup reduced-fat, shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • Nonstick spray
  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water for 20 seconds.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Coat one large or two small baking sheets with cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. Cut cauliflower into florets.
  4. Steam the cauliflower for 10-12 minutes or until soft. Set aside to cool.
  5. Once cool, mince the cauliflower or finely chop it using a blender or food processor.
  6. Add 2 eggs and the remaining ingredients into the minced cauliflower. If the mixture is too crumbly, add the third egg. Let the mixture rest for 10 minutes.
  7. After resting, stir the mixture again. Scoop cauliflower with a tablespoon onto the sprayed baking sheet. Form the ball into the shape of a tater tot. Repeat to make 35 tots.
  8. Spray the top of each tot with cooking spray. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn the tots and bake an additional 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Makes 7 servings

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