Cauliflower Puffs are delicious to serve as a side dish or snack and even the picky eaters loves Cauliflower made this way !
My son is, and always has been a very picky eater. Vegetables, mainly .. and if it is green! No way, he will not like it, never mind eat it, unless I come up with one heck of a twist.
This is how I got him to eat Cauliflower (since he was about 6 years old) – started making some Cauliflower Puffs!
Seems kids are much more partial to a puffy dish than most other ways which one try to get some vegetables in their systems.
I will go to the extra trouble when I am in the mood, mostly though,… eat what’s on your plate or have a slice of bread and butter.
Been my Mom’s motto and same with me !
Now that he is older, he suddenly prefers the Cauliflower (any way prepared) with HOMEMADE cheese sauce. Not store-bought or those little packets which you add water to.
I can actually go overboard with these puffs – I will gulp eat a few while making them!
We normally serve these Cauliflower Puffs as a side dish to our main dish. But lately the Puffs also makes a round every now and then onto one of our savory party platters !
More kid-friendly side dishes !
- 3 cups Cauliflower, cooked, drained and roughly chopped
- 1 1/4 cups Self-Raising Flour
- 1/2 t Salt
- 1/2 cup Milk
- 1 extra-large Egg
- 2 TB Butter, melted
- Oil for deep fry
1.) Mix the Flour and Salt – add the Cauliflower and stir through
2.) Beat the Milk, Egg and melted Butter together in a separate bowl – add to the Cauliflower mixture and stir until combined
3.) Drop table spoon sized batter into the Oil and fry until golden and crispy – remove with a slotted spoon – place on paper towel to drain
4.) Serve with or without a sauce
Amount Per Serving Calories 123.9 Total Fat 6.3g Saturated Fat 3.7g Unsaturated Fat 1.5g Cholesterol 34.7mg Sodium 234.5mg Carbohydrates 14g Fiber 1.7g Sugar 2.1g Protein 3.8g
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