Saturday, April 27, 2013

Baked Cauliflower Latkes (from beachbody website)

This healthy latke recipe will help you cut back on the calories

 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided use
  2 cups hot water
  1½ lb. medium cauliflower, cut into florets, hard stem discarded
  2 large eggs ( I didn't have eggs, so I used egg whites)
  ½ cup medium onion, finely chopped
1 tsp chili pepper flakes
  2 Tbsp. whole wheat flour
  ½ tsp. sea salt
 ¼ tsp. garlic powder

1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
2. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil; brush foil with 1 Tbsp. oil. Set aside.
3. Bring water to boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
4. Place cauliflower in a steamer basket in saucepan; steam for 4 to 7 minutes or until cauliflower is tender. Drain well. Dry with a paper towel.
5. Place cauliflower in a large bowl; mash with a fork.
6. Add eggs, onion, flour, salt, and garlic powder, pepper flakes; mix well.
7. Using ¼ cup measuring cup, scoop mixture into patties and place on prepared baking sheet. 8. Brush the tops evenly with remaining 1 Tbsp. oil; bake for 10 minutes. Flip latkes and bake an additional 10 minutes or until crisp.

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