Crispy Cauliflower Bites

Crispy Cauliflower Bites Recipe

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Carol Daly


This easy recipe is tasty with just a hint of heat (spicy). Great for parties or tail gating.


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18 cauliflower bites
15 Min
30 Min


  • ½ medium
    head of cauliflower
  • 2/3 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ¼ c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • ¼ c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 large
  • ½ tsp
  • ½ tsp
    red pepper flakes

How to Make Crispy Cauliflower Bites


  1. Heat oven to 400 F.
  2. Spray mini muffin tin generously with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Remove the leaves from the cauliflower. You can use the inner core for this recipe.
  4. Coarsely chop the cauliflower and place in a food processor with the steel cutting blades. Pulse the food processor until the cauliflower is finely chopped.
  5. Place the finely chopped cauliflower into a large mixing bowl. Add remaining ingredients and stir to blend well.
  6. Place a rounded tablespoon of the mixture into each mini muffin well. Pat down to form a nugget.
  7. Bake uncovered for 15 minutes. Carefully turn each cauliflower bite over and continue to bake for 12 to 15 additional minutes or until bites are crispy brown on both sides.
  8. Serve hot or warm for best flavor.

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About Crispy Cauliflower Bites

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #low-calorie

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