Need something healthy and tasty to nibble on? Try these simple broccoli tots.


  • 180g broccoli, cut in 3cm florets
  • ¼ small onion, cut into 3 cm pieces
  • 1 large egg
  • 50g panko bread crumbs
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 55g grated cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 200c. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and coat with cooking spray; set aside
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring 1ltr of water to a boil. Blanch the broccoli for 1 minute. Remove broccoli and immediately plunge into ice water. Drain well.
  3. Place the cooled broccoli and onion in a food processor bowl and pulse until well chopped.
  4. Transfer the mixture into the medium mixing bowl. Add egg, cheese, bread crumbs, salt and pepper and mix thoroughly.
  5. Shape mixture into 24 cylinders about ¾ inch wide by 1 inch long. Place on prepared baking tray and bake for 25 minutes or until the tots are crispy, gently flipping half way through.

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