Cheesy Baked Broccoli Bites

Updated: Jan 25, 2024

Cheesy Baked Broccoli Bites
General Information
  • Side Dishes
  • Savory
  • 45 minutes
  • Vegetarian
  • 20-23 bites


  • Cheddar Cheese
    Cheddar cheese
  • Dried oregano
    Dried oregano
  • Garlic powder
    Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
    Ground black pepper
  • Chicken Eggs
    Chicken eggs
  • breadcrumbs
  • 1 head of broccoli (medium; about 10 oz)
  • 1/2 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Salt (a pinch)
  • Ground black pepper (a pinch)
  • 2 chicken eggs
  • 1 cup of breadcrumbs (or 3 slices of bread ground into breadcrumbs)


These cheesy broccoli bites, or broccoli tots, are a delicious way to enjoy broccoli with a crispy and cheesy twist. They are baked in the oven until golden and crispy. They are not only tasty but also made with nutritious ingredients. You can serve them as a side dish alongside your favorite dip, or eat them as a vegetarian meal.

  1. In a small pan, simmer the broccoli florets in boiling water for 3-4 minutes.(3 minutes)
  2. Drain them well and place them in a large bowl. Mash them well using a fork or a potato masher.(3 minutes)
  3. Lightly whisk the eggs and then mix them with the broccoli.(2 minutes)
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients and give everything a good mix.(2 minutes)
  5. Scoop out tablespoon-sized portions and shape them into small tots or small patties. Place them on a lightly greased parchment lined baking sheet.(5 minutes)
  6. Bake at 400°F (200°C) for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned. Flip half way through.(30 minutes)
  7. Enjoy with your favorite dip!