These cauliflower patties are easy to make, taste delicious, and make a delicious snack or appetizer. Cauliflower is mixed with a few simple ingredients and fried until crispy.
If you’ve never had cauliflower patties, you’ve been missing out! Don’t worry, though. I’m here to change all that for you today. I’ve been making these delicious patties for years. I love to serve them as appetizers for movie night or gameday parties, and I’ve been known to bring an extra big platter of them to potlucks and holiday gatherings. When my kids were in school, they and their friends powered these down after they got home from school, too. So needless, to say, I’ve made a lot of these. Once you try them, you’ll be making a lot of them, too!
These delicious patties are loaded with flavor, even though they’re not loaded with work or ingredients. Cauliflower, flour, eggs, and seasonings come together to create a flavorful mixture that’s pan-fried to perfection and served with your favorite dipping sauce. They’re quick, easy, and delicious. It doesn’t get better than that!
Why You’ll Love These Cauliflower Patties
- They only take a few simple ingredients to make.
- They’re a healthy alternative to chips.
- They’re super easy to make.
- Be sure you make your patties thin enough to cook through entirely by the time they’re golden on the outside.
- Don’t crowd the pan when frying the patties. You don’t want the oil to cool down too much.
- Add cayenne for a spicy version
- You can use shredded zucchini in place of cauliflower
- Try air frying these patties for crispy flavor without the mess.
What to Serve with Cauliflower Patties
These delicious cauliflower patties make a great appetizer or party food. So pairing them with other foods is ideal. Some great options include:
- Zucchini fritters
- Pigs in a blanket
- Chips and dip
- Jalapeno poppers
- Chips and salsa
- Any of your other favorite party foods
How do you keep cauliflower from getting mushy?
If you’re baking the cauliflower, leave plenty of room between the heads so they have plenty of air flow. If you’re frying them as in this patty recipe, don’t crowd the pan when frying to keep the oil nice and hot.
Can I use frozen cauliflower for cauliflower patties?
You can. Defrost the cauliflower and thoroughly soak up all excess moisture. Then proceed with the recipe as written.
Can you freeze cauliflower patties?
Absolutely. They freeze very well, Just pop them in an airtight, freezer-safe container or heavy-duty freezer bag and freeze them for up to 3 months.
How to Store and Reheat Cauliflower Patties
Store your cauliflower patties in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 4 days. For longer storage, freeze them for up to 3 months in an airtight, freezer-safe container or heavy-duty freezer bag.
To reheat, microwave at 1-minute intervals until hot. You can also air fry them for a couple of minutes at 375 to crisp them up quickly.
Cauliflower Patties Ingredients
It only takes a handful of simple ingredients to make this recipe. You can find them all easily at your local grocery store.
- All purpose flour
- Large eggs
- Garlic powder
- Black pepper
- Cajun seasoning
- Vegetable oil or olive oil
How to Make Cauliflower Patties
Making these patties is just as simple as the ingredient list. It only takes a few minutes and a few simple steps. That’s all there is to it!
Step 1: Mix
Add the cauliflower, eggs, flour, and seasoning to a large bowl and mix until combined.
Step 2: Form
Use a 1-inch cookie scoop, scoop batter out and flatten them slightly.
Step 3: Fry
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat and pan-fry the patties until golden on both sides. Enjoy!
Try This Delicious Cauliflower Fritter Recipe Today
These cauliflower patties are the perfect combination of flavor and ease. They come together quickly, and everyone always loves them. Serve them as part of a meal, an appetizer, a gameday snack, or really any time at all. There’s no wrong time to serve them because everyone is always happy to see them. Give them a try, and I know you’ll love them as much as we do!
More Delicious Appetizer Recipes You’ll Enjoy
Easy Corn Fritters – These delicious corn fritters has made with whole kernel corn, sweet cream corn, green onions, diced jalapenos, fresh cilantro, seasoned perfectly and fried.
Crispy Onion Strings – These onion strings are crispy and seasoned perfectly. They are great toppers for baked potatoes, burgers, tacos, and so much more, and they are a delicious crispy snack that is always a favorite.
Jalapeno Popper Pigs in a Blanket – This delicious and favorite appetizer recipe combine the classic jalapeno poppers and little smokies together in one delicious recipe that is perfect for parties, potlucks, family gatherings or just for snacking.
And, here are some delicious Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies from Great Grub, Delicious Treats that are super delicious too.
- In a large bowl, add cauliflower, eggs, flour, and seasoning and mix until combined.
- Using a 1 inch cookie scoop, scoop batter out and form balls and flatten out slightly.
- Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Place patties in hot oil and pan-fry until both sides are golden brown.
- Remove from oil and place on a plate lined with paper towels.
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