Bacon Cheddar Cauliflower Fritters

Bacon Cheddar Cauliflower Fritters is a side dish that serves 6. For $1.05 per serving, this recipe covers 13% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains approximately 9g of protein, 29g of fat, and a total of 360 calories. A mixture of jalapeno pepper, coarse salt, cauliflower, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. 34888 people have tried and liked this recipe. It is brought to you by Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 25 minutes. Overall, this recipe earns a solid spoonacular score of 58%. Similar recipes are Cauliflower Cheddar Fritters, Cauliflower Cheddar Fritters (Pancakes), and Apple, Cheddar and Bacon Fritters in Caramel Sauce.

Servings: 6

Preparation duration: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients:

5 slices crispy cooked and crumbled bacon

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 medium head cauliflower

coarse salt and fresh black pepper

sour cream and chopped chives or scallions, for garnish

2 large eggs

3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 jalapeno pepper, diced, seeds removed, optional

3 scallions sliced thin and diced

vegetable oil, for pan-frying

Equipment:

bowl

potato masher

colander

sieve

whisk

frying pan

paper towels

Cooking instruction summary:

Steam the cauliflower until fork tender. Rinse with cold water or place them in a large bowl of ice water. Drain well then lightly mash with a potato masher or fork. Add the mashed cauliflower to a wire strainer or colander placed over a bowl to drain excess water 10 - 15 minutes.Meanwhile in a small bowl whisk together the eggs, bacon, scallions, jalapeno, 2 tablespoons of the flour and a pinch each of salt and pepper.Add the drained cauliflower into a large bowl and whisk in the egg mixture, stir in the cheese and the remaining cup of flour, baking powder and season again lightly with salt and pepper.Cover the bottom of a large nonstick skillet generously with oil and heat over medium heat. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of batter into the skillet, flatten slightly and cook until golden brown, flip and cook until golden brown on the other side. Remove to paper towels to drain. Add oil as needed to the pan and repeat until all the fritters are cooked. Serve with sour cream and fresh chopped chives or scallions for garnish.

 

Step by step:


1. Steam the cauliflower until fork tender. Rinse with cold water or place them in a large bowl of ice water.

2. Drain well then lightly mash with a potato masher or fork.

3. Add the mashed cauliflower to a wire strainer or colander placed over a bowl to drain excess water 10 - 15 minutes.Meanwhile in a small bowl whisk together the eggs, bacon, scallions, jalapeno, 2 tablespoons of the flour and a pinch each of salt and pepper.

4. Add the drained cauliflower into a large bowl and whisk in the egg mixture, stir in the cheese and the remaining cup of flour, baking powder and season again lightly with salt and pepper.Cover the bottom of a large nonstick skillet generously with oil and heat over medium heat. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of batter into the skillet, flatten slightly and cook until golden brown, flip and cook until golden brown on the other side.

5. Remove to paper towels to drain.

6. Add oil as needed to the pan and repeat until all the fritters are cooked.

7. Serve with sour cream and fresh chopped chives or scallions for garnish.


Nutrition Information:

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356k Calories
8g Protein
28g Total Fat
18g Carbs
5% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
356k
18%

Fat
28g
44%

  Saturated Fat
17g
112%

Carbohydrates
18g
6%

  Sugar
2g
2%

Cholesterol
94mg
32%

Sodium
374mg
16%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
8g
17%

Vitamin C
50mg
61%

Vitamin K
31µg
30%

Folate
96µg
24%

Selenium
14µg
21%

Vitamin B1
0.24mg
16%

Phosphorus
153mg
15%

Vitamin B2
0.25mg
15%

Vitamin B6
0.28mg
14%

Manganese
0.28mg
14%

Potassium
429mg
12%

Vitamin B5
1mg
11%

Vitamin B3
2mg
11%

Fiber
2g
10%

Iron
1mg
9%

Vitamin A
402IU
8%

Vitamin E
1mg
8%

Calcium
62mg
6%

Magnesium
24mg
6%

Zinc
0.86mg
6%

Vitamin B12
0.27µg
4%

Copper
0.09mg
4%

Vitamin D
0.51µg
3%

covered percent of daily need
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