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Crunchy Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Vegetable Tots

If your kids are finicky about eating their veggies, try serving them these Crunchy Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Vegetable Tots. They could be a game changer!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Vegetables - Side Dish
Servings: 24 each
Author: Renee - Kudos Kitchen


  • 2 packages 10 ounces each frozen broccoli and cauliflower, cooked according to package directions and cooled.
  • teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • tablespoons all-purpose flour substitute almond flour if making gluten free)
  • 1 cup panko crumbs or for gluten free tots, 1 additional cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a food processor, pulse the cooked and cooled vegetables along with the salt and pepper until creamy but still slightly chunky.
  • Remove the vegetables to a bowl and mix with ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, egg and flour.
  • Place the panko bread crumbs into a shallow dish.
  • Use two tablespoons or a small ice cream scoop to drop large dollops of the vegetable mix into the dish of panko crumbs.
  • Gently roll the vegetable tots in the panko crumbs until thoroughly coated.
  • Place the coated tots on a baking sheet that has been liberally sprayed with baking or olive oil spray.
  • Bake the broccoli cauliflower tots in a preheated 400 degree oven for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the baking sheet and turn the tots over. Return the vegetable tots to the oven for an additional 15 minutes or until browned and crispy.
  • Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce or dressing.


Tools and equipment:
food processor or high speed blender
medium bowl
spatula or wooden spoon
shallow dish
mini ice cream scoop or two tablespoons
baking spray or olive oil spray
baking sheet