Cauliflower Tots

TOTAL TIME: 30 mins
PREP TIME: 10 mins
COOK TIME: 20 mins 


  • 2 cups cauliflower florets, steamed
  • 1 Egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan
  • 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup chives, chopped
  • A pinch of kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp. sriracha 


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a large baking sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a food processor, pulse steamed cauliflower until grated. Place grated cauliflower on a clean kitchen towel and squeeze to drain water. 
  3. Transfer cauliflower to a large bowl with egg, cheddar, parmesan, panko and chives. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 
  4. Spoon about 1 Tbsp of mixture and roll it into a tater-tot shape with your hands. Place on the baking sheet and back for 15-20 minutes, until the tots are golden. 
  5. Meanwhile, make spicy ketchup. Combine ketchup and sriracha in a small serving bowl and stir to combine. 
  6. Serve warm cauliflower tots with spicy ketchup.

Why It's Great
Cauliflower is a tasty and healthy substitute for potatoes and contains plenty of Vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. Combine it with the protein found in cheese, and you have a nutritious and delicious treat to enjoy all month long.