Broccoli Cheese Nuggets - Low Carb, Grain Gluten Free, THM S
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5 from 4 votes

Broccoli Cheese Nuggets

If you are looking for new ways to get some green into your diet or your kids this recipe for Broccoli Cheese Nuggets will be perfect. With only five ingredients it is easy to whip up as a side dish or snack.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack, vegetable
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 146kcal
Author: Taryn


  • 2 cups broccoli florets cooked until soft (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (I used a monterey jack cheddar blend)
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • Pinch of salt


  • Preheat oven to 350. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Use a potato masher to break up the broccoli into small pieces. Add the other ingredients and mix well. Drop 20 scoops onto the prepared baking sheet and press into a nugget shape.
  • Bake for 20 min until firm and golden around the edges.


Serving: 5nuggets | Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 215mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 475IU | Vitamin C: 40.6mg | Calcium: 177mg | Iron: 0.7mg