Cauliflower Fritters Recipe

Cauliflower Fritters
Cauliflower Fritters

Cauliflower Fritters Recipe

Cauliflower Fritters

This is a delicious way to prepare cauliflower. It’s similar to the taste of a potato pancake and makes a fabulous side dish – your kids will love them!


Cauliflower Fritters

Servings: 8 • Size: 2 fritters • Points +: 3 pts • Smart Points: 4

Calories: 139 • Fat: 6 g • Carb: 14 g • Fiber: 4 g • Protein: 7 g • Sugar: 1 g

Sodium: 269 mg  • Cholest: 61 mg


6 cups roughly chopped raw cauliflower (from 2 small heads)

3 cloves garlic, crushed

1 cup white whole wheat flour

2 extra large eggs, beaten

1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp grated Pecorino Romano

1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped

1/3 cup hot water

3/4 teaspoon kosher salt and pepper

4 teaspoons olive oil



Steam the cauliflower in 2 1/2 cups water over medium heat until tender, about 5 to 6 minutes. Drain and quickly rinse under cold water to stop it from cooking. Chop the cauliflower into smaller pieces with a knife once steamed and measure to make 5 cups. Set aside the rest for another use.


In a large bowl, combine the steamed cauliflower, flour, garlic, eggs, grated cheese, parsley, 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt and pepper. Add water so that batter becomes slightly more dense than pancake batter.

Heat a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat, add 1 teaspoon of oil coating bottom of the pan. Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup to form fritters. You can fit 4 fritters at a time, flattening them slightly with the back of the measuring cup. Cook until golden brown, about 2 1/2 to 3 minutes on each side. Repeat with the remaining oil and batter 3 more times.


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