Keto Cauliflower Fritters
These simple Keto Cauliflower Fritters are easy, gluten-free vegetable patties to have as a side dish to your lunch or dinner with only 1.3 grams of net carbs per serving!
These low-carb fritters are also paleo and dairy-free!
What Are Cauliflower Fritters?
Classic Cauliflower Fritters are typically made with eggs, flour, and, of course, cauliflower. They are then fried in olive oil.
However, such a recipe isn’t keto-friendly because all-purpose flour has many times more net carbs than one of the keto-friendly flours.
So, if you need a low-carb version of the Cauliflower Fritters, read my recipe below!
How To Make Keto Cauliflower Fritters
It takes just a few minutes to make these fritters.
I love cauliflower because it’s a low-carb vegetable, and it’s loaded with fiber.
All you need to make these keto fritters are a few simple ingredients:
- Grated cauliflower – a perfectly keto-friendly vegetable. In fact, Cauliflower is often used to replace rice on a keto diet.
- Fresh herbs
- Grated Cheese – grated mozzarella works great and is a keto-friendly dairy product.
- Almond flour – or Gluten-free, low-carb breadcrumb. Learn how to choose keto-friendly flours.
- Spices – Cilantro, Garlic, and Chili, make the best combination, but feel free to try different mixes.
Preparing the fritter batter
Start by cutting the cauliflower into small florets, and process them in your food processor until they reach a rice-like size.
Add the eggs, almond flour, spices, and cheese. Combine all the ingredients to form your batter.
The texture of the batter is quite moist. I recommend squeezing a small portion in your hands to form 5 cm diameter cauliflower fritters.
Then place the keto cauliflower fritters on a plate covered with parchment paper and lightly press them with your hand to shape flat fritters.
Frying the keto fritters
You must fry them for at least 5 minutes on one side before flipping them over for 3 more minutes on the other side.
I recommend using avocado oil, the best keto-friendly cooking oil for frying.
Serving Keto Cauliflower Fritters
But it’s also a great appetizer to serve with any keto-friendly dip.
You can also use them as a vegetarian filling for your sandwich – I made cauliflower vegetarian sliders with halloumi and cranberries with them – and put them in your lunch box.
Microwave them for a few minutes and eat them with raw veggies in a wrap or slider bun.
This batter makes about 16 fritters, so you can store any leftovers in a plastic box in the fridge and rewarm them in a frying pan – without oil this time.
More Keto Side Dish Recipes
If you’ve enjoyed this simple Keto Cauliflower Fritter, I’m sure you’ll also love these recipes:
I hope you will enjoy this new simple recipe and if you give it a try, drop a comment! I love hearing from you.
Keto Cauliflower Fritters
Posted In:Almond FlourCauliflowerEggMozzarellaBakingDairy-Free OptionGluten-FreeHealthyKetoLow-CarbPaleoVegetarianAppetizerLunchSide DishEasyUnder 30 Minutes
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