Gluten Free Cauliflower Fritters

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These gluten free cauliflower fritters make a wonderful healthy snack or a light meal. The fritters are slightly savoury with cheesy flavour. Serve with a dollop of yogurt or a green salad. This recipe is easy to make and takes just minutes to cook. Cauliflower is considered healthy food, and it is antioxidant-rich and anti-inflammatory. Eating cauliflower will provide your body with plenty of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, B6, folate and beta-carotene while supporting healthy digestion and detoxification. Cauliflower is also low in calories and rich in fiber thus promoting healthy weight


  • 1 small head cauliflower, cut into small florets
  • 2 large eggs, whisked
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced (green and white parts)
  • 1/3 cup GF garbanzo flour
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. GF baking powder
  • ¾ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. thyme
  • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut or grapeseed oil
  • Note: for paleo option, you can substitute almond flour for garbanzo flour
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  • Steam cauliflower florets for 3 minutes. Transfer to a food processor and chop to the size of rice. The cauliflower should make 3 cups or rice. This can be done a day in advance. If you have any cauliflower rice left over, add it to soups, stews or salads
  • Combine cauliflower rice with egg and green onions
  • In a separate bowl stir together garbanzo flour, Parmesan cheese, baking powder, sea salt, thyme and black pepper
  • Add cauliflower mixture to dry ingredients and mix until combined
  • Heat oil over medium heat in a large non-stick frying pan and drop spoonfuls of cauliflower mixture onto frying pan. Leave some room between each fritter. Slightly press down each fritter with a spatula. Cook until golden brown about 3 minutes on each side. Drain briefly on a paper towel. Keep warm in the oven until ready to serve

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