Broccoli Cheese Bites
These Broccoli Cheese Bites are a delicious and easy-to-make snack or appetizer. They are made with simple ingredients and are sure to be a hit with the whole family.
- 1 head of broccoli, cut into florets
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, cheddar cheese, flour, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Stir until the broccoli is evenly coated.
- Add the milk and stir until combined.
- In a separate bowl, combine the breadcrumbs and olive oil. Stir until the breadcrumbs are evenly coated.
- Form the broccoli mixture into small balls and roll in the breadcrumb mixture. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.
- Serving size: 1 bite
- Calories: 70
- Total Fat: 3.5g
- Saturated Fat: 1.5g
- Cholesterol: 5mg
- Sodium: 140mg
- Total Carbohydrate: 7g
- Dietary Fiber: 1g
- Sugars: 1g
- Protein: 3g
Additional Tips and Variations:
- For a vegan version, substitute the cheddar cheese with vegan cheese and the milk with a plant-based milk.
- For a gluten-free version, substitute the all-purpose flour with gluten-free flour and the breadcrumbs with gluten-free breadcrumbs.
- For a spicier version, add 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper to the broccoli mixture.
These Broccoli Cheese Bites are a delicious and easy-to-make snack or appetizer. They are made with simple ingredients and are sure to be a hit with the whole family. With a few simple substitutions, they can be made vegan, gluten-free, or spicier. Enjoy!