Baked Cauliflower Appetizer Bites Recipe
(I like to double the batch for big gatherings.)
2 cups cauliflower florets steam or microwaved
(at least 9 minutes in the microwave)
1/2 cup Italian blended cheese
1/2 cup extra sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 cup grated Romano cheese
1 teaspoon each chopped fresh parsley, basil and garlic
salt, pepper to taste
Optional: Panko bread crumb ( or use crushed pork rinds for lower carbs) for topping
Long shreds of Parmesan
Grease with oil spray 2 - mini cupcake tin pans (I used around 2 pans that will make 24.) You can use a 12 cup cupcake tin which will make larger patties. If you want to be fancy use small paper liners but make sure you also spray them so this won't stick
Place cooked cauliflower in the food processor and pulse until it resembles rice. Drain in a cheese cloth or heavy duty paper towels.
Put the drained cauliflower in a bowl, add the egg, cheeses, herbs, spices.
Pat into your tins. Sprinkle with panko bread crumbs if using. I like to drizzle a little olive oil on top.
Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees until browning on the sides and set. Around 15 minutes.
Serve with marinara sauce to dip in and sprinkle with parsley and long shreds of Parmesan cheese. Click here for the recipe.