Cheesy broccoli nuggets

Thursday, December 7, 2017. Author Nicola Hanson and Sabrina Neilson

Cheesy broccoli nuggets

6 servings

These delicious and easy to prepare cheesy broccoli nuggets are high in vitamin C & K, and offer a well-balanced nutritional profile.  Perfect as a side dish, or on their own as a nutritious, satisfying snack any time of the day


2 cups (150g) broccoli
3 medium eggs (whisked)
1 cup, grated (113g) cheddar
2 Tbsp fresh parsley (10 g)
½ tsp garlic powder (2g)
¼ tsp salt (1g)
1 cup (108g) breadcrumbs


  1. Heat oven to 375 F (190 C) and line a baking sheet with baking paper
  2. Grate (or blend) broccoli, place in a medium/large bowl
  3. Stir in rest of ingredients apart from breadcrumbs and mix into a uniform texture
  4. Divide into 6 evenly sized nuggets (12 for bite-sized nuggets) and roll in a bowl of breadcrumbs.
  5. Place nuggets onto the baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes until slightly browned.

Nutritional Profile (per nugget)

Kcal  188
Carbs (g) 15
   Fiber (g) 1.5
   Sugar (g)  2
Protein (g)  9
Fat (g)  10
   Sat Fat (g)  5
Cholesterol (mg)  102
Salt (mg) 82

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