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Broccoli tots no breadcrumbs - great little vegetable nuggets for toddlers and young children enjoy full of hidden veggies
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Healthy Broccoli Tots No Breadcrumbs

Kids love their tater tots. We’ve made this homemade version with these secretly healthy broccoli tots no breadcrumbs included. Packed full of fresh ingredients, toddlers can enjoy their tater tots as healthier little bites. They’re quick and easy to make too. Serve them up as tasty finger food for little ones or as a great side dish for mains.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 15 broccoli tots
Author Mas & Pas


  • 300 grams potatoes peeled and roughly chopped
  • 150 grams broccoli chopped and stems removed
  • 100 grams cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons gluten free oat flour (or you can replace with plain flour)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • Peel and chop the potatoes and roughly chop the broccoli.
  • In a medium sized saucepan boil the potatoes for 10 minutes.
  • Add the broccoli to the pan with the potatoes and boil everything for 10 minutes more until soft.
  • Drain the potatoes and broccoli and mash them well with a fork.
  • Stir in the cheese, egg and flour, and mix it all well.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large frying pan until sizzling.
  • Dust your hands with flour and form the mixture into cylindrical tater tot shapes.
  • Place the broccoli tots into the oil and cook on a medium heat for about 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • Remove them from the pan and serve while warm.