Veggie Bites for Toddlers

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Veggie bites for toddlers - healthy vegetable bites or veggie burgers and patties that toddlers and kids can enjoy as healthy finger food

If you’re looking to squeeze in more vegetables to your kids meals, veggie burgers are a great way to go.
 
These veggie bites for toddlers are simple to make and yet so tasty.
 
Packed with freshly grated vegetables like sweet potato and courgette, they’re shaped into tasty little veggie nuggets and cooked in a little oil.
 
No breadcrumbs included, they’re a delicious little meal or side dish for toddlers and kids alike.

 

Summary

Prep: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Easy peasy
Makes: 6 medium vegetable patties

Veggie bites for toddlers - healthy vegetable bites or veggie burgers and patties that toddlers and kids can enjoy as healthy finger food

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Veggie Bites for Toddlers

Ingredients

  • 1 small sweet potato (or half a large one) grated
  • 1 small potato grated
  • 1 small onion grated
  • ¼ courgette grated
  • 2-3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Peel and grate the sweet potato, potato and onion. Place in a mixing bowl.
  2. Grate the courgette and add it to the same bowl.
  3. Mix in a lightly beaten egg.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons of plain flour and stir it well. If the mixture is still quite sticky, you can add in another tablespoon.
  5. Form the mixture into small patties with your hands by pressing it together.
  6. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a shallow frying pan on a low heat.
  7. Cook each vegetable patty on either side, until golden brown and cooked through.

Veggie Bites for Toddlers – Your Step by Step Guide

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Veggie bites for toddlers - healthy vegetable bites or veggie burgers and patties that toddlers and kids can enjoy as healthy finger food
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Peel and grate your vegetables

Peel and grate your sweet potato, potato, onion and courgette.

Place in a medium sized mixing bowl.

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Veggie bites for toddlers - healthy vegetable bites or veggie burgers and patties that toddlers and kids can enjoy as healthy finger food
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Mix together with egg and flour

Stir in a lightly beaten egg and 2 tablespoons of flour.

If the mixture is still too sticky to form into patties, you can add another tablespoon of flour.

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Veggie bites for toddlers - healthy vegetable bites or veggie burgers and patties that toddlers and kids can enjoy as healthy finger food
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Shape into patties and cook

Using your hands or a tablespoon, scoop up some of the mixture and compress it until it makes a round patty.

Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a shallow frying pan. Gently cook each vegetable patty on a low heat until golden on the outside and cooked through.

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Veggie bites for toddlers - healthy vegetable bites or veggie burgers and patties that toddlers and kids can enjoy as healthy finger food
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Serve these veggie bites while warm!

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Veggie Bites for Toddlers

Simple and tasty veggie bites for toddlers. Packed with freshly grated vegetables sweet potato and courgette, they're shaped into tasty little veggie nuggets and cooked in a little oil.
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Greek, Mediterranean
Keyword vegetable burgers for kids, vegetable nuggets, veggie patties for toddlers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 medium vegetable patties
Author Mas & Pas

Ingredients

  • 1 small sweet potato (or half a large one) grated
  • 1 small potato grated
  • 1 small onion grated
  • ¼ courgette grated
  • 2-3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  • Peel and grate the sweet potato, potato and onion. Place in a mixing bowl.
  • Grate the courgette and add it to the same bowl.
  • Mix in a lightly beaten egg.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of plain flour and stir well. If the mixture is still quite sticky, you can add in another tablespoon.
  • Form the mixture into small patties with your hands by pressing it together.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a shallow frying pan on a low heat.
  • Cook each vegetable patty on either side until golden brown and cooked through.

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