Broccoli & Cheese Oven-Baked Fritters

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"I found this recipe on a recipe card from the fruit market. My DH is not a broccoli fan, but he really enjoyed these. Served with sweet chilli sauce these were wonderful although DH did prefer tomato sauce. For a gluten free version, I think GF breadcrumbs or almond meal would work well, and I also think you could add just a little fresh grated garlic to the recipe if you like garlic. NOTE: I did change this recipe a little when I made these, I used chopped cashews instead of salad seeds - I think pine nuts would be fantastic also. But salad seeds were listed in the original recipe."

Original is 24 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (36.7 g)
  • Calories 50.3
  • Total Fat - 2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 28.7 mg
  • Sodium - 78.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 4.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.7 g
  • Sugars - 0.9 g
  • Protein - 3.2 g
  • Calcium - 59.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 18.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 200°C fan-forced.

Step 2

Cut broccoli into even-sized florets and Boil, steam or microwave broccoli for 2-3 minutes until just tender.

Step 3

Drain, refresh in cold water then set aside on a plate lined with paper towel to dry and slightly cool.

Step 4

Whisk the eggs in a large bowl.

Step 5

Note: For this next step I used a food processor and pulsed just a few times just to get a finely chopped broccoli... do not process too much as the broccoli will go mushy.

Step 6

Finely chop broccoli and stir into eggs. Add cheese, breadcrumbs and seeds. Mix until well combined and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Step 7

Using your hands, roll the mixture into small balls (about the size of a ping-pong ball).

Step 8

Place balls onto a baking tray lined with baking paper. Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden.

Step 9

Serve with sweet chilli or tomato sauce for dipping.


No special items needed.

2 Reviews


This was a good tasting and healthy side dish. I did a search for converting Celsius to Fahrenheit and I think the information was off. So I think it would have been more moist otherwise. My search said that 200 C is 400 F. That was too high. I used a cheese called Tillamook because we don't have Tasty cheese in the U.S. Use it; it's good! I used cashews, also and it was fine. P.S. I just made these again and I did 350 degrees F for 25 minutes. Perfect!


(19 Sep 2019)


Wow are these ever delicious! Made them with broccoli from my garden, and served them with homemade sweet chili sauce and a herbed tomato sauce for the grandchildren. They were all gone! Love that they are baked! Thanks for sharing Tisme!


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(29 Aug 2016)

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