Broccoli Tots

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
These broccoli tots are a fun and delicious way to eat more greens. They make a great side dish or snack.


  • 1 1/2  cups lightly packed finely chopped raw broccoli (see note)
  • 1/2 cup Italian seasoned panko bread crumbs (see note)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 large egg


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Add broccoli, breadcrumbs, cheese and egg into a large mixing bowl. Mix with a large spoon until everything is combined.

  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silpat mat. Take a small handful of broccoli mix (a little over 1 tbsp), and squeeze into the palm of your hand about 2-3 times to compact the shape and squeeze out excess liquid. Then use hands to shape into small cylinders, the size of tater tots (about 1 inch long). Place onto lined baking sheet. Repeat until all broccoli is used up
  3. Bake for about 15 minutes. Bottom of tots should be golden brown. Flip tots over and bake for another 8-10 minutes. Serve with ketchup or other dipping sauce.


  • I recommend using a food processor to finely chop the broccoli. One head of broccoli will yield about 1 1/2 cups.
  • If you use non-seasoned panko breadcrumbs, make sure to add Italian seasoning to your mix.
Nutrition Facts
Broccoli Tots
Amount Per Serving (0.25 of recipe)
Calories 208 Calories from Fat 65
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.2g11%
Saturated Fat 3.3g21%
Trans Fat 0.1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.9g
Cholesterol 60.6mg20%
Sodium 348.5mg15%
Carbohydrates 25.9g9%
Fiber 4.6g19%
Sugar 3.5g4%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 400IU8%
Vitamin C 187.3mg227%
Calcium 200mg20%
Iron 2mg11%
Net Carbs 21g42%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have. All images and content are © Kirbie's Cravings.

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