Oven-Baked Cheesy Cauliflower Bites
If you’re on the hunt for a delightful snack or appetizer that’s both scrumptious and healthy, look no further than our Oven-Baked Cheesy Cauliflower Bites. This recipe takes humble cauliflower florets and transforms them into bite-sized morsels of cheesy goodness that are sure to be a hit at any gathering.
- 1 medium head of cauliflower, cut into florets
- 1 cup breadcrumbs (gluten-free option available)
- 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Cooking spray
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly grease it with cooking spray.
- In a bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
- Dip each cauliflower floret into the beaten eggs, allowing any excess to drip off, and then coat it with the breadcrumb mixture. Place the coated floret on the prepared baking sheet.
- Repeat the process for all cauliflower florets.
- Bake in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes, or until the cauliflower bites are golden brown and crispy.
- Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: Approximately 4 servings
These Oven-Baked Cheesy Cauliflower Bites are irresistibly delicious with a crispy, cheesy exterior that gives way to the tender cauliflower inside. They’re perfect for game nights, parties, or even as a fun snack for the family.
Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 150, Total Fat – 7g, Carbohydrates – 15g, Protein – 8g
After trying these cauliflower bites, you’ll find yourself craving their cheesy crunch again and again. Whether you’re a cauliflower enthusiast or simply looking for a flavorful way to enjoy a vegetable-packed snack, these bites are the answer. Treat yourself and your loved ones to a batch of these delightful morsels – they’re sure to disappear as soon as they come out of the oven!