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CHEESY CAULIFLOWER FRITTERS

by | May 16, 2022 | Recipes | 0 comments

This delicious Cheesy Cauliflower Fritter recipe is perfect as a main meal, side dish or can be prepared as tasty finger food to compliment any dinner party.

DifficultyBeginner
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins
Ingredients
 400 g Cauliflower, blitzed into crumbs in food processor
 1 tsp Sea Salt flakes (or ½ tsp table salt)
 Generous grind of black pepper
 Pinch of Nutmeg (optional)
 1 tsp Crushed garlic
 1 Egg
 100 g Milk of choice
 100 g Self-raising flour
 100 g Grated cheese of choice (I chose cheddar and parmesan)
 3 tbsp Vegetable oil
Method
1

Break cauliflower into florets and blitz into crumbs in food processor.

2

Pop your blitzed cauliflower into a large bowl. Add salt, pepper, nutmeg, garlic, egg and milk. Stir with a large spoon to combine.

3

Add flour and grated cheese to the cauliflower mixture, gently stir until the flour is combined.

4

Put a large frying pan over a medium heat and add 1tbsp oil. Use a dessert spoon to add a heaped dollop of mixture to the pan. Gently use the spoon to pat into a flat circle.

5

Fry each fritter for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Repeat this process in batches until all your fritters are fried, adding a tbsp of oil to the pan for each new batch. Keep the finished fritters in a warm oven (120 degrees c) until you’re ready to serve.

6

Remove the fritters from the pan and drain on clean paper towel.

7

Serve with sour cream, yoghurt or a tasty dip of your choice.

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Top Tips
8

If you’re short on time, make the fritter the same size as the pan and once cooked, cut into pieces.

9

Easily turn this into a weeknight dinner by serving the fritters with a fried egg on top and a green salad on the side.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 400 g Cauliflower, blitzed into crumbs in food processor
 1 tsp Sea Salt flakes (or ½ tsp table salt)
 Generous grind of black pepper
 Pinch of Nutmeg (optional)
 1 tsp Crushed garlic
 1 Egg
 100 g Milk of choice
 100 g Self-raising flour
 100 g Grated cheese of choice (I chose cheddar and parmesan)
 3 tbsp Vegetable oil

Directions

Method
1

Break cauliflower into florets and blitz into crumbs in food processor.

2

Pop your blitzed cauliflower into a large bowl. Add salt, pepper, nutmeg, garlic, egg and milk. Stir with a large spoon to combine.

3

Add flour and grated cheese to the cauliflower mixture, gently stir until the flour is combined.

4

Put a large frying pan over a medium heat and add 1tbsp oil. Use a dessert spoon to add a heaped dollop of mixture to the pan. Gently use the spoon to pat into a flat circle.

5

Fry each fritter for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Repeat this process in batches until all your fritters are fried, adding a tbsp of oil to the pan for each new batch. Keep the finished fritters in a warm oven (120 degrees c) until you’re ready to serve.

6

Remove the fritters from the pan and drain on clean paper towel.

7

Serve with sour cream, yoghurt or a tasty dip of your choice.

-
Top Tips
8

If you’re short on time, make the fritter the same size as the pan and once cooked, cut into pieces.

9

Easily turn this into a weeknight dinner by serving the fritters with a fried egg on top and a green salad on the side.

Cheesy cauliflower fritters