These Broccoli Tots are a fun party-ready appetizer made with Panko breadcrumbs, chopped green onions, and shredded cheddar cheese.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 8 servings, 2 tots each
Calories 85 kcal
Ingredients for Broccoli Tots:
- Nonstick cooking spray
- Hot water
- 12 oz. broccoli florets (about 5 cups)
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- ⅔ cup whole grain Panko bread crumbs
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- ¼ cup finely chopped green onions
- ⅔ cup shredded cheddar cheese
- ¼ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
- ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
- 2 tsp. hot pepper sauce (optional)
Instructions for Broccoli Tots:
Lightly coat a large baking sheet with spray. Set aside.
Boil water in steamer or large saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-high. Place broccoli in steamer basket; cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until tender-crisp and bright green. Drain and chop.
Preheat oven to 400º F.
Combine broccoli, egg, bread crumbs, garlic, green onions, cheese, salt, pepper, and hot sauce (if desired) in a large bowl; mix well.
Refrigerate, covered, for 15 to 30 minutes.
To make each tot, shape approximately 2 to 3 Tbsp. broccoli mixture into tot shape. Place on prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Turn over; bake for an additional 7 to 8 minutes, or until golden brown.
Recipe Notes for Broccoli Tots:
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
Nutrition Facts for Broccoli Tots
Amount Per Serving (2 Tots)
Calories 85Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Total Carbohydrates 8g3%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
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Enjoy your Broccoli Tots!