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Fried cauliflower patties. Delicious, low carb potato substitute. | joeshealthymeals.com

Low Carb Fried Cauliflower Patties

Delicious patties that are perfect for any meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 16 patties
Calories 143kcal
Author Joe, adapted from Skinnytaste


  • 5 cups steamed cauliflower , (one large head)
  • ½ cup white whole wheat flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • ½ cup pecorino Romano cheese , (or Parmesan)
  • 2 tbsp grated onion
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 3 tbsp olive oil


  • Break the cauliflower into florets, then steam 12 to 15 minutes, then let cool
  • Place in a food processor and pulse into a coarse grind. (This is best done in 3 or 4 small batches).
  • Place in a large bowl and fold in the flour, eggs garlic, cheese, onion, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  • Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or until you are ready to fry the patties.
  • Heat a non stick skillet on medium to medium high heat, add 1 to 1½ tbsp oil.
  • Use a #16 scoop, (just under ¼ cup), to measure, place the dough on your hands and form a patty approximately 3" in diameter.
  • Place in the hot skillet and fry for 2 to 3 minutes, turn and fry the second side for 2 minutes. (Fry 4 to 6 patties at a time).
  • Repeat for the remaining batter, adding small amounts of oil as needed.
  • Serve warm


  1. Nutrition information is based on 2 patties.


Serving: 2patties | Calories: 143kcal