Broccoli Fritters

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These cute cakes offer a fun way to use up broccoli: tasty as a side dish paired with any meat, or serve them with salsa and a dollop of fat-free sour cream for a festive appetizer. From Tracy Eubanks: Ewing, Kentucky. Recipe published in Healthy Cooking June/July 2010.

Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch(es) broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 2 tablespoon(s) canola oil
  • Salsa, optional

Preparation

  1. • Place broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a small saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Coarsely chop broccoli and set aside.
  2. • In a large bowl, combine the eggs, egg whites, cheese, flour, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Stir in broccoli.
  3. • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Drop batter by 2 heaping tablespoonfuls into oil; press lightly to flatten. Cook in batches for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown, using remaining oil as needed. Drain on paper towels. Serve with salsa if desired.
January 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by psfreeman and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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