Cheesy Broccoli Tots Recipe Is a Healthier Twist on Tater Tots by Erica Kane

Cheesy Broccoli Tots Recipe Is a Healthier Twist on Tater Tots

Tots without the tater? Yep! If you're looking for ideas to get your family to eat more veggies, look no further than this healthier twist on tater tots. Take it from me, a foodie mom of two: your family will love this cheesy broccoli tots recipe that gets a flavor kick from Sriracha

Here's what you need in order to make this low-sodium and vegetarian recipe: eggs, breadcrumbs, broccoli, water, sharp cheddar cheese, Sriracha sauce, scallions and garlic. The yummy ingredients come together then are baked to golden perfection. 

Serve these simple, savory broccoli tots as a side dish with your favorite proteins for dinner, or as a fun appetizer anytime. A perfect snack for family gatherings!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 to 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 to 45 minutes

Servings: 8


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Recipe Notes

  • You can try other cheeses in this recipe, such as Gruyere or Parmesan.
  • To make this recipe gluten-free, use gluten-free breadcrumbs.
  • You can add more or less Sriracha, depending on your preferences.
  • Store leftovers in a container in the refrigerator and reheat in the microwave or oven.

Here’s how you make it:

  1. Pulse the broccoli florets in a food processor until totally chopped up. Toss chopped broccoli into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add breadcrumbs, cheese, scallions, garlic, water and Sriracha. Blend with a spoon.
  3. In a small bowl, beat the eggs and add to broccoli mixture.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place broccoli in the refrigerator for 15 to 20 minutes, then form them into tots.
  5. Cook for 10 minutes. Check the bottoms at that time and if they're not brown yet, add another 5. Flip and cook until top is brown, about 10 to 15 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 79

Total Fat: 2.5g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 43mg

Sodium: 136mg

Total Carbohydrate: 10.4g

Dietary Fiber: 1.7g

Total Sugars: 1.7g

Protein: 4.4g

Vitamin D: 4mcg

Calcium: 64mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 183mg

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Elisa Schmitz
Ha, love this recipe, Erica Kane - I'm going to try and fake out my kids (and hubby)!
This recipe looks absolutely delicious 😋

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