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Broccoli Cheese Balls

Broccoli Cheese Balls

5 from 1 vote
These broccoli and cheese balls are really easy to prepare, and you can serve as they are with a dipping sauce, or use them in tortilla wraps, as a side dish or a great snack on the go. They also can be made as an healthy appetizer for parties and family gatherings. They keep well refrigerated for several days or frozen for later use.
Servings 35 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins


  • 1/2 cup (50g) Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup (50g) Parmesan cheese
  • 1 head (300g) broccoli florets
  • 2 green onions , chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1/2 cup (60g) ground rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup (30g) breadcrumbs
  • 2-3 eggs
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • vegetable oil


  • Preheat oven to 400F (200C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Grate cheeses using the small holes of the grater.
  • Cut broccoli florets in very small pieces and transfer to a large bowl.  Add cheese, onion, garlic, oats, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper into the bowl. Add 2 eggs and mix to combine. If still too dry add another egg.
  • Use an ice cream scoop to take equal portions of broccoli and cheese mixture and form into balls. Place the balls on the prepared baking sheet and sprinkle with a bit of vegetable oil over the top.
  • Bake for 25 -30 minutes until slightly golden.
  • Serve with your favorite dipping sauce or as a side dish.



Serving: 1gCalories: 28kcalCarbohydrates: 2.5gProtein: 1.7gFat: 1.3gSaturated Fat: 0.6gCholesterol: 12mg
Calories: 28kcal
Course: Appetizer, Brunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli appetizer, broccoli cheese balls, broccoli recipes, cheese balls