Parmesan Broccoli Tots Recipe with Litehouse Homestyle Ranch Dressing

Serves 4 | Finish in 45 minutes
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Green up your dinner scene with these wholesome Parmesan Broccoli Tots paired with a side of Ranch dressing for dipping. Oven-baked, gluten-free and veggie-loaded, it’s a smart finger food snack or side dish the whole family will love.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh broccoli (to yield 3 cups chopped)

  • ½ cup parmesan cheese

  • 1/3 cup almond meal

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic from jar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon white pepper

  • Litehouse Homestyle Ranch Dressing & Dip

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F degrees

  2. Break up head of broccoli into large pieces.

  3. Bring large pot of water to boil and add broccoli, blanching for 4 to 5 minutes (do not overcook).

  4. Drain water from pot and immediately add cold water to stop to cooking process.

  5. Drain water well and pat florets dry with towel.

  6. Add par-cooked broccoli to food processor and use the pulse function to chop into small pieces.

  7. Scoop out 3 cups of chopped broccoli and add to bowl. Stir in parmesan cheese and almond meal.

  8. In a small bowl, whisk together egg, onion powder, garlic, salt and pepper. Stir this into broccoli mixture until evenly combined.

  9. Take 1 heaping tablespoon of mixture and roll between hands to make an approximate 1” long oval log – they do not have to be perfect shaped. Lay baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone sheet. Continue making tots with remaining mixture.

  10. Bake in center rack of 400 F degree oven for 25 - 30 minutes, until looking set and turning very lightly brown on top (bottoms will be a little more browned).

  11. Serve with Homestyle Ranch Dressing for dipping.


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