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4.19 from 32 votes

Cauliflower Cheddar Fritters (Pancakes)

Crispy on the outside, cheesy on the inside. These cauliflower cheddar fritters are packed full of vitamins and are delicious.
Course lunch or side
Cuisine American
Keyword cauliflower, fritters, pan fried, patties, recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24 patties
Calories 52kcal
Author Layla

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower or a 16 oz bag of frozen cauliflower
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup bread crumbs panko or italian, I used panko
  • 1/2 teaspoon italian seasoning optional
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper more of less to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic or onion powder
  • olive or canola oil

Instructions

  • Cut cauliflower into florets and cook in boiling water until tender, about 8-10 minutes. Drain, then process the cauliflower in the food processor until it become the texture of rice. This can also be done using a knife.

  • Combine the minced cauliflower, cheeses, eggs, breadcrumbs, and seasoning.

  • Heat skillet to medium/high heat. Coat with oil (about 1/2 inch) Form cauliflower mixture into patties about 3 inches across.

  • Cook until golden brown & set, about 3-4 minutes per side. Enjoy with sour cream or your favorite dipping sauce!

Nutrition

Serving: 1pattie | Calories: 52kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 139mg | Potassium: 90mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 11.6mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 0.4mg