Cauliflower Fritters

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Nov. 27, 2010


Cauliflower head 1 1/4 Pound (1 Small Size)
All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Black pepper 1/8 Teaspoon
Water 2 Tablespoon
Egg 1 , lightly beaten
Yellow onion 1 Medium , peeled and chopped
Vegetable oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)


1. Separate the cauliflower into small florets. Bring about 1 inch of lightly salted water to a boil in a 2-quart saucepan. Add the cauliflower, bring to a boil again, cover, and cook for 5 minutes. Drain in a colander. Coarsely chop the cauliflower and set aside.

2. While the cauliflower is cooking, mix the flour, salt, pepper, water, and egg in a bowl, then stir in the onion and chopped cauliflower.

3. In a 12-inch skillet, heat the oil over moderate heat until hot but not smoking. Drop the cauliflower mixture by tablespoonsful into the hot oil and saute about 3 minutes on each side until brown. Drain the fritters on paper toweling and set them in a keep-warm (250°F) oven until ready to serve. Cook the remaining mixture the same way.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 901Calories from Fat 540

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g93.8%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1213 mg50.54%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.7%

Dietary Fiber 17 g68%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 23 g46%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet