cauliflower baked tater-tots

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cauliflower tots
servings: 4 • size: 8 tots

ingredients:
2 cups cooked cauliflower florets, finely chopped *see note

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/2 cup onion, minced
  • 3 tbsp minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup seasoned whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking spray

directions:
*to cook the cauliflower florets, steam a little over 2 cups raw cauliflower florets in a little water covered for for 4 to 5 minutes or until tender but not mushy, then drain well and dry on paper towel, then using a knife finely chop and set 2 cups aside.

preheat oven to 400°f.  spray a nonstick cookie sheet with cooking spray.

in a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients and season with salt and pepper to taste.
spoon 1 tablespoon of mixture in your hands and roll into small circles. place on the cookie sheet and bake for 16-18 minutes, turning halfway through cooking until golden.

 

serve with homemade ketchup or mustard

makes about 32 – 34 tots

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