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Cheesy Broccoli Bites

These cheesy broccoli bites are an easy way to get veggies into your kids. Steamed broccoli is mixed with cheese, egg, breadcrumbs, and spices for a fun and healthy side dish!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli fritters, broccoli recipes, cheesy broccoli bite recipe, cheesy broccoli bites
Servings: 10 bites


  • 2 cups filtered water
  • 2 cups broccoli steamed
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • ½ cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 cup shredded Colby or cheddar cheese
  • ½ clove of minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon pink salt or sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon paprika


  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Place broccoli and water in a medium saucepan. Cover, bring to a simmer, and simmer on low for about 10-12 min or until tender.
  • Drain water and place into a medium mixing bowl. With a pastry cutter or fork smash broccoli into small pieces.
  • Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • With a heaping tablespoon of broccoli mixture, make it into a patty and place them on a baking sheet. Continue until all mix is used. Depending on size it should make about 10-12
  • Bake 10 minutes on 400. Flip each one over with a spatula and continue baking for 10 minutes on the other side.
  • Remove, plate, and enjoy!