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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!

Garlicky and Cheesy Broccoli Fritters

Katerina | Diethood
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!
Servings : 10 Fritters
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins

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

Serving: 1 g | Calories: 98 kcal | Carbohydrates: 7 g | Protein: 4 g | Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 20 mg | Sodium: 97 mg | Potassium: 129 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 2255 IU | Vitamin C: 17.9 mg | Calcium: 80 mg | Iron: 0.5 mg | Net Carbs: 6 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli fritters