Crispy Broccoli Fritters
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Recipe type: Side dish
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Serves: 5 fritters
 
These crispy broccoli fritters make a perfect side dish for a weeknight meal. They are a great way to get picky eaters to eat their veggies!
Ingredients
  • ½ medium bundle of broccoli
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ whole wheat flour
  • ⅓ cup finely grated parmesan cheese (reduced fat if possible)
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • A pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Dash of olive or vegetable oil for frying
Instructions
  1. Cut broccoli florets into pieces and steam until just tender. Allow to cool and cut into tiny pieces.
  2. Mix next seven ingredients together in a large bowl (through pepper flakes). Add in chopped broccoli. Stir to combine.
  3. Heat nonstick skillet over medium heat and add a small amount of oil.
  4. Form the broccoli mixture into fritters and place in the pan.
  5. Allow to cook for about 4 minutes per side, or until fritters are firm, crisp, and lightly brown.
Recipe by Chelsea Eats Treats at http://chelseaeatstreats.com/crispy-broccoli-fritters/