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Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Baked Fritter Recipe

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Cauliflower Kale Fritters

Cauliflower Kale Fritters

I love this fritter recipe because it’s so versatile! It’s a GREAT way to sneak veggies into your children’s diet, it can be enjoyed as a snack, a side, on top of a salad, in a sandwich, or all on it’s own! I used cauliflower & kale for this recipe but you can use any veggie you like: zucchini, potatoes, broccoli, carrots or a blend of multiple veggies.


Cauliflower is in season right now and I just couldn’t resist getting a few gorgeous heads to experiment with! I love using cauliflower because it’s starchy, carby, and comforting but still a veggie and great for weight loss!

Cauliflower Kale Fritters

Cauliflower Kale Fritters

Adapted from Smitten Kitchen

You’ll need:

  • 1 large head cauliflower, roughly chopped
  • 1 bunch of kale, cut into tiny strips
  • 2 organic free range eggs
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4-6 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup feta cheese
  • zest of 1 small lemon
  • 1/2 cup spelt or quinoa flour
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

chopped cauliflower


Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a large sauce pan, cook cut cauliflower in salted water until tender, about 6 mins. Drain water and set to the side.

In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, garlic, salt, red pepper flakes and lemon zest.

Next, using a food processor, pulse the cauliflower several times until it forms small pea-sized pieces (alternatively, you could mash the cauliflower using a potato masher).

In your large bowl, add the processed cauliflower, shredded kale, green onions,  cheese, baking powder and flour to the egg mixture.  Now it’s time to get messy!! Use your hands to combine the ingredients. Adjust salt to taste.

Use your hands to mold mixture into 3 inch sized circles on a baking sheet line with parchment paper. Bake for 15-20 minutes then turn patties over and bake for an additional 10 minutes. Fritters should be golden brown on on both sides when done.

Baked Cauliflower Kale Fritters

Serve with organic ketchup for the kids or marinara for the adults. Ketchup + Sriracha Sauce makes a yummy spicy dip if you want to add a little kick!!

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