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Cheesy Baked Broccoli Tots

5 ingredients is all you need to make these Cheesy Baked Broccoli Tots. They are the perfect way to get more veggies into your kiddo's diet.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Easy Appetizer Recipes, Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 18 Servings
Calories 211 kcal



  • 1 large head broccoli cut into florets s
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup sweet onion finely chopped
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • pinch of salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spray with cooking spray and set aside. 
  • Bring a medium pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add the broccoli florets and cook for 6 to 8 minutes, until tender. Drain very well. Lightly pat dry with paper towels to remove extra moisture. 
  • Add the broccoli florets to a large food processor and pulse until they are broken down into small pieces but don't let them turn into mush. 
  • In a large bowl, add broccoli, cheddar, breadcrumbs, onion, eggs, salt and pepper. Stir well to combine. 
  • Using about 2 tablespoons of the mixture, form into tots. 
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until golden brown. Turning halfway through.  Serve immediately. 


Nutrition facts for estimation purposes only.


Calories: 211kcalCarbohydrates: 12.3gProtein: 13.4gFat: 12.6gSaturated Fat: 6.9gCholesterol: 123mgSodium: 299mgFiber: 2.3gSugar: 2.4g
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