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Garlicky and Cheesy Broccoli Fritters

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WW Freestyle: 3
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Garlicky and Cheesy Broccoli Fritters - Delicious and crispy fritters loaded with broccoli, carrots, garlic and cheese. Perfect as a side dish, a snack, or an appetizer!
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 Fritters
Calories: 98

Ingredients

  • 2 cups broccoli florets , steamed and finely chopped
  • 2 to 3 carrots , shredded (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 green onions , thinly sliced
  • 3 to 4 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 egg , lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil , for frying

Instructions 

  • In a large mixing bowl combine previously steamed and finely chopped broccoli, shredded carrots, parmesan cheese, green onions, garlic, egg, and flour; mix and stir until everything is thoroughly incorporated.
  • Heat peanut oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add 1/4 cup broccoli mixture into a measuring cup; pack it tight.
  • Drop the mixture into the hot oil and flatten it slightly.
  • Cook for 2 minutes; flip and continue to cook for 1 to 2 minutes more, or until golden brown. If it starts to burn, lower the heat to medium.
  • Repeat with the rest of the mixture. You may have to cook them in batches.
  • Remove the fritters from the skillet and transfer to a paper towel lined plate.
  • Serve with a side of plain yogurt.
Nutrition Facts
Garlicky and Cheesy Broccoli Fritters
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 98 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 97mg4%
Potassium 129mg4%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 2255IU45%
Vitamin C 17.9mg22%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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