easy cauliflower fritters

Cauliflower Fritters

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 8 fritters 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


This easy recipe for cauliflower fritters cooks up cauliflower into a crispy, cheesy delicious veggie side dish that the whole family will love!


  • 1 medium head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup regular or almond flour
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, plus extra for sprinkling
  • Vegetable oil for greasing the pan


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add cauliflower and simmer until tender, about 8-10 minutes.       Drain and let cool for 10 minutes. Chop or pulse in food processor into small chunks.
  2. Mix chopped cauliflower, egg, flour, cheese and salt together until well mixed. Scoop out fritter mixture in 1/4 cup amounts and add to skillet or griddle.
  3. Flatten gently into pancake shape and cook until golden brown on one side, about 4-5 minutes. Gently flip and cook until golden on the other side.
  4. Remove and sprinkle with sea salt and enjoy!