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Cauliflower nuggets

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Makes: 24
  • 0.25 serves of vegetables per 
  • nugget
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½ head of cauliflower, chopped
1 egg
1¼ cup dry wholemeal breadcrumbs
1 tsp dried thyme
½ tsp celery salt
1 cup reduced-fat tasty cheese, grated
Olive oil

Savvy swaps

You can swap:

Dried thyme
Fresh thyme or dried oregano
Celery salt
Table salt



Step 1
Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with paper.

Step 2
Steam the cauliflower for 5 minutes until tender. Drain thoroughly and dry with paper towel.

Step 3
Add all ingredients to a food processor. Process for 10 seconds or until the mixture combines.

Step 4
Form into 24 heaped teaspoon sized nuggets. Place on the baking tray. Spray with olive oil. Bake for 10 minutes.

Step 5
Turn and spray with olive oil and bake for a further 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Serving suggestion: Serve with our tzatziki for dipping.




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