Baked Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Bites: Addictive Snack
If you’re looking for a delicious and addictive snack, look no further than these Baked Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Bites. They are the perfect combination of crispy and savory, making them a crowd-pleaser for any occasion.
- 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets
- 1 cup breadcrumbs
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 eggs, beaten
- Cooking spray
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
- In a large bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
- Dip each cauliflower floret into the beaten eggs, ensuring they are well coated.
- Roll the cauliflower florets in the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere the coating.
- Place the coated cauliflower florets on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
- Lightly spray the cauliflower bites with cooking spray to help them crisp up in the oven.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the cauliflower is tender and the coating is golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Baked Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Bites are not only a tasty snack but also a healthier alternative to traditional fried snacks. The cauliflower becomes wonderfully tender on the inside while developing a crispy, flavorful crust on the outside. The combination of garlic, Parmesan, and oregano adds a burst of flavor that will leave you craving for more. Serve these as an appetizer at your next gathering, and they’ll disappear in no time!
Nutrition Information (per serving):
Total Fat: 8g
Total Carbohydrates: 31g
Dietary Fiber: 5g
If you’re a fan of cauliflower and cheesy, garlicky goodness, these Baked Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Bites are a must-try. They are not only a delightful snack but also a guilt-free pleasure that will have you coming back for seconds. Enjoy!