Broccoli Parmesan Fritters

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These Broccoli Parmesan Fritters have lovely crispy edges, nice soft texture and loads of veggie goodness inside.

It is just something you need to have very, very soon.

For a quick and hearty snack, serve them with a yogurt and garlic dip and a slice of bread. Or serve them with mashed potatoes to create a yummy and simple dinner…

 

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This is what we need…

 
 

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Broccoli, grated Parmesan, an egg, flour, oil, ground black pepper, garlic powder, salt and some milk.

Simple indeed.

 

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1. First, prepare your broccoli: Separate the florets from the biggest stem (you should end up with about 3 cups – 200 grams of broccoli). Then steam your broccoli until tender but not mushy. To do so, bring an inch or so of water to a boil in a small saucepan, then add the broccoli, place a lid on it and simmer it for 5 to 6 minutes. Drain the broccoli, then set it aside.

 
 

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2. In a large bowl, lightly beat your egg.

 
 

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3. Add the flour, cheese, garlic, salt and pepper. Stir to combine.

 
 

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4. Then add the milk and stir some more.

 
 

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5. Add the steamed broccoli florets…

 
 

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… and using a fork or a potato masher, mash the broccoli just a bit. You can leave the broccoli chunks larger or smaller, whatever you prefer.

 
 

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6. Heat a large skillet over moderate heat. Once hot, add about 2-3 tablespoons oil. Once the oil is hot, scoop a 1/4 cup-size mound (60 ml) of the batter and drop it into the pan, then flatten it slightly with your spoon or spatula.

7. Repeat with additional batter, leaving a couple inches between each. Once brown underneath, about 2 to 3 minutes, flip each fritter and cook on the other side until equally golden, about another 1 to 2 minutes.

8. Transfer briefly to paper towels to drain.

 
 

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And most importantly, enjoy!

(This recipe was loosely adapted from SmittenKitchen.com. It makes about 8 fritters.)

 

13 Responses to Broccoli Parmesan Fritters

  1. 1
    Csilla says:

    Looks so mouth-watering! I’ll be definitely making this! Thanks for the inspiration :) Lovely photos, as well!!

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    Joy says:

    Ooooh, this looks SO amazing, Petra! I can’t wait to try this!

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    Charlien says:

    Thanks for the recipe, I just made it and it’s delicious

  4. 4

    Love these fritters – and so beautifully photographed! I bet these taste incredible with the combination of parmesan with broccoli… I’m featuring this post in today’s Food Fetish Friday (with a link-back and attribution). I hope you have no objections and thanks for the inspiration…

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    Dena says:

    I am going to make these tomorrow with our farm share broccoli. Cannot wait!

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    Anna says:

    Do you know of a flour substitute? I can’t have flour but these look amazing!!

  7. 7

    How creative and delish! I think I’ll try whole grain flour when I make them. Thanks for the awesome recipe! :)

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    stella says:

    Son riquisimos.. gracias por compartir la receta

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    vajdamarta says:

    Szuper recept, köszönöm! Brokkoli helyett én medvehagymaleveles pestoval ízesített karfiol rózsákkal készítettem /pesto = olaj-só-medvehagyma levél összedarálva/. Próbáljátok ki! Márti

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    […] my dad and sister are vegetarians I had to make something for them as well. Therefore I made Broccoli parmesan fritters and it was a success. I think it was the first time I ever got near a raw broccoli but I managed […]

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