We aren’t watching our carbs or looking to sneak vegetables into our food but this would be a perfect recipe for both of these things. I simply needed a simple side dish that wasn’t green beans, peas, carrots, broccoli or corn. Out of pure need for variety this recipe was born.
Chop a head of cauliflower into bite size chunks.
Place cauliflower into a pot of water and bring to a boil.
Boil until tender about 10 minutes.
Mash with a potato masher or a fork. I mash until there is still some texture but the pieces are rather small.
Preheat a griddle or a pan to medium heat. Use 1 teaspoon of olive oil to keep these from sticking.
Add two eggs, 1/2 cup of Panko, 1 cup shredded Co-Jack cheese, a pinch of salt and a shake of cayenne pepper.
Scoop about 2 Tablespoons onto the heated surface and flatten with the back of the spoon. Repeat if space allows the patties not to touch.
Cook for about 4 minutes per side.
Cheesy Cauliflower Patties. Photo credit to the 3 year old Freefom Foodie.
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