Savory Cauliflower and Cheese Cakes

Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable that is full of fiber. It is low in calories, carbs and fat, and tastes delicious when transformed into these cheesy cakes.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 cakes

  • Calories 50
  • Carbohydrate 3 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Fat 2.0 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.1 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Dietary Fiber 1 g
  • Cholesterol 35 mg
  • Sodium 120 mg
  • Potassium 200 mg

This Recipe Serves 6

Ingredients

1 cauliflower head (about 2 pounds), cut into florets
1 egg
1/2 cup extra light sharp cheddar, shredded
2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. Place the cauliflower florets in a food processor and pulse until you get a fine texture similar to rice.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together the cauliflower and remaining ingredients.
  4. Scoop about ¼ cup cauliflower mixture into each muffin cup. Bake for 30-35 minutes until the cakes are lightly golden on top.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Make sure all of the ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be gluten-free.

Choices: 1 Lean Protein

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