AuthorLauren Timmerman, MS, RDNCategory, DifficultyBeginner

Move over mozzarella sticks, these are the new cheesy favorite! These cauliflower bites are easy to make and delicious. Since cauliflower alone has a mild flavor, it's easier to spice this up to your liking. Pair with marinara, ranch, or your favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy!

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time35 mins

Ingredients
 1 ½ cups bread crumbs
  cup Parmesan, grated
 ¾ tsp dried Italian seasoning
 kosher salt
 freshly ground black pepper
 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
 3 large eggs, lightly whisked
 Marinara, on the side
 Ranch, on the side

Directions
1

Preheat the oven to 400°F with the oven rack in the upper 1/3 of the oven. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add bread crumbs, Parmesan, and Italian seasoning to a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then mix.

2

Dip the cauliflower pieces in egg and then roll in bread crumb mixture until the piece is fully covered. Then place on the prepared baking sheet. Don’t hesitate to press on the coating for it to fully stick to the cauliflower bites. Repeat until cauliflower florets are coated.

3

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until coating is golden brown and crunchy. Serve with marinara.

Nutrition Facts per serving: Calories 125, Total Fat 4g, Cholesterol 95mg, Sodium 320mg, Total Carbohydrate 13g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugar 3g, Protein 8g

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Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 ½ cups bread crumbs
  cup Parmesan, grated
 ¾ tsp dried Italian seasoning
 kosher salt
 freshly ground black pepper
 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
 3 large eggs, lightly whisked
 Marinara, on the side
 Ranch, on the side

Directions

Directions
1

Preheat the oven to 400°F with the oven rack in the upper 1/3 of the oven. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add bread crumbs, Parmesan, and Italian seasoning to a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then mix.

2

Dip the cauliflower pieces in egg and then roll in bread crumb mixture until the piece is fully covered. Then place on the prepared baking sheet. Don’t hesitate to press on the coating for it to fully stick to the cauliflower bites. Repeat until cauliflower florets are coated.

3

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until coating is golden brown and crunchy. Serve with marinara.

Parmesan Cauliflower Bites

Parmesan Cauliflower Bites

AuthorLauren Timmerman, MS, RDNCategory, DifficultyBeginner

Move over mozzarella sticks, these are the new cheesy favorite! These cauliflower bites are easy to make and delicious. Since cauliflower alone has a mild flavor, it's easier to spice this up to your liking. Pair with marinara, ranch, or your favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy!

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time35 mins

Ingredients
 1 ½ cups bread crumbs
  cup Parmesan, grated
 ¾ tsp dried Italian seasoning
 kosher salt
 freshly ground black pepper
 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
 3 large eggs, lightly whisked
 Marinara, on the side
 Ranch, on the side

Directions
1

Preheat the oven to 400°F with the oven rack in the upper 1/3 of the oven. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add bread crumbs, Parmesan, and Italian seasoning to a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then mix.

2

Dip the cauliflower pieces in egg and then roll in bread crumb mixture until the piece is fully covered. Then place on the prepared baking sheet. Don’t hesitate to press on the coating for it to fully stick to the cauliflower bites. Repeat until cauliflower florets are coated.

3

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until coating is golden brown and crunchy. Serve with marinara.

Nutrition Facts per serving: Calories 125, Total Fat 4g, Cholesterol 95mg, Sodium 320mg, Total Carbohydrate 13g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugar 3g, Protein 8g

©okkijan2010 -stock.adobe.com

Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 ½ cups bread crumbs
  cup Parmesan, grated
 ¾ tsp dried Italian seasoning
 kosher salt
 freshly ground black pepper
 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
 3 large eggs, lightly whisked
 Marinara, on the side
 Ranch, on the side

Directions

Directions
1

Preheat the oven to 400°F with the oven rack in the upper 1/3 of the oven. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add bread crumbs, Parmesan, and Italian seasoning to a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then mix.

2

Dip the cauliflower pieces in egg and then roll in bread crumb mixture until the piece is fully covered. Then place on the prepared baking sheet. Don’t hesitate to press on the coating for it to fully stick to the cauliflower bites. Repeat until cauliflower florets are coated.

3

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until coating is golden brown and crunchy. Serve with marinara.

Parmesan Cauliflower Bites
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