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Crisp Cauliflower Fritters

Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr

 

Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 2 fritters and 1 tablespoon sauce)
Light, golden-brown Crisp Cauliflower Fritters are a delicious vegetarian dinner alternative—and they're ready in just 20 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 (10-ounce) package steam-in-bag fresh cauliflower florets
  • 1/2 cup prechopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons whole-wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
  • 5/8 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 3/4 cup refrigerated shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 2 ounces white cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup plain 2% Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 212
  • fat 11.9 g
  • satfat 3.9 g
  • monofat 3.8 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 10.9 g
  • carbohydrate 16.7 g
  • fiber 2.9 g
  • cholesterol 109 mg
  • iron 1.4 mg
  • sodium 521 mg
  • calcium 156 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare cauliflower according to directions. Place in a bowl; mash with a potato masher. Stir in onion, flour, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, rind, potatoes, cheese, and eggs. Form into 8 patties. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl. Cook patties 4 minutes on each side. Combine 1/8 teaspoon salt, yogurt, and remaining ingredients; serve sauce with fritters.