Broccoli Fritters


Broccoli Fritters

These easy Broccoli Fritters take minutes to make with a few basic ingredients. Simple to prep with no special equipment, low-carb and such a crowd pleaser!

  • 1  broccoli head cut into florets
  • 1  large egg
  • 3  tablespoons  minced onions
  • 2  garlic cloves pressed
  • ½  cup  shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2  tablespoons  flour optional
  • ½  teaspoon  salt
  • ¼  teaspoon  black pepper
  • ¼  teaspoon  oregano
  • 2  tablespoons  avocado oil for frying
  1. In a food processor, pulse the broccoli until it’s the size of fine couscous. You can alternatively chop it with a knife really finely. You should get about 2 cups of grated broccoli.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, egg, onions, garlic, cheese, flour (if using) and seasoning. Stir until the mixture is well combined and moistened.

  3. Form the mixture into 1/2-inch thick patties, about 4 inches wide. It will make about 6 fritters.

  4. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the fritters in batches of 3 and fry, turning once, until crispy, about 10 minutes. Transfer the fritters to a large paper towel-lined plate and cover while you finish cooking the remaining fritters.

  5. Serve the fritters warm with your favorite dipping sauce


  1. Calories: 139kcal, Carbohydrates: 13g, Protein: 7g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 33mg, Sodium: 296mg, Potassium: 353mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 716IU, Vitamin C: 91mg, Calcium: 127mg, Iron: 1mg

Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container. They will last up to 5 days in the fridge. Reheat in the microwave, in a skillet with a little olive oil, or in an air fryer before serving.

Freezing Instructions: You can also freeze the fritters before or after cooking them.

  • To freeze them prior to cooking, lay them on a flat baking dish in the freezer for at least 4 hours. When frozen, place them in an airtight bag. Thaw in the fridge overnight and cook per instructions.
  • To freeze them after cooking, simply store them in an airtight bag after they’ve cooled. To reheat, thaw in the fridge overnight and bake in a 350°F oven until heated through.

Substitutes: For best results, follow the recipe as is. However here are some common substitutes that would work well in this recipe.

  • Instead of eggs, you can use flax eggs. For each regular egg, use 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed + 3 tablespoons water.
  • Any type of shredded cheese can be used
  • Use 1:1 GF flour to make them gluten-free

Nutritional Data: The information below is an automated estimate for one fritter. It could vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used. It does not include the dipping sauce.

Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack

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