Prep Time: 15 Mins | Cook Time: 25 Mins | Total Time: 40 Mins | Yield: 3 Servings
These Baked Broccoli Cheese Balls are pretty easy to prepare. They are very healthy and insanely delicious! Everyone is going to love these treats, for sure! Serve them with your favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy!
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Shallots/scallions, finely sliced
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 c shredded cheese or goat cheese
2 c (packed) roughly chopped soft cooked broccoli (well drained)
Olive oil spray
1/2 c panko breadcrumbs
GARLIC LEMON YOGHURT SAUCE:
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
2/3 c Plain yogurt
A pinch of Salt and pepper
1/2 garlic clove, minced
Zest of 1/2 lemon
Prepare the oven and preheat it to 200 degrees C or 400 degrees F.
Line with parchment paper the inside of a baking sheet.
Add the broccoli into a heat-proof bowl, then add water. Place it in the microwave and steam for a few minutes just until soft.
Slice the broccoli into small pieces, then toss them into the food processor. Pulse a few times until minced finely.
Add the minced broccoli into a large bowl together with the spices, cheese, eggs, and breadcrumbs. Stir everything until well combined.
Form small balls out of the broccoli mixture. Place them onto the prepared baking sheet and arrange them in a single layer.
Drizzle a bit of oil on top.
Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and bake for about 30 minutes or until they turn golden brown.
Remove the Baked Broccoli Cheese Balls from the oven and let them rest for a few minutes before serving.
Serve these cheese balls over rice, salad, etc. Enjoy!
These Baked Broccoli Cheese Balls are very versatile. You can serve them with pretty much anything and any time of the day!
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