Delicious recipes of broccoli balls with cheese

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The culinary art has the characteristic of being creative and versatile, that is, there are no limits or barriers when cooking a dish. For this reason, we have selected 2 recipes of broccoli balls with cheese ideal for those who dare to go further.

For the preparation of these dishes, you will have to use two key ingredients, broccoli, and cheese. The first is a vegetable with a high content of vitamin C and dietary fiber, as well as a source of selenium, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium.

As for cheese (depending on the type), this important dairy food in a balanced diet is rich in calcium, folic acid and linoleic, Vitamin B and proteins.

In addition, this recipe will surprise and delight the little ones of the house, because their appearance is different from the rest of the meals that you always prepare them. So get out of the routine of cooking the same thing always and learn to prepare this fun dish.

The good thing about surprising your children with creative elaborations of foods that they obviously do not like is that it opens their appetite and that they also have fun eating them. We assure you that they will leave the plate empty.

Keep in mind that you can accompany this meal with any type of contour, be it rice, pasta or quinoa. Although you can also serve it as a ticket before lunch, dinner or as a snack.

Recipes of broccoli balls with cheese

1. Broccoli balls with cheese

Broccoli balls

Believe it or not, the preparation of this recipe is very simple, it is like any dish of meatballs but with broccoli and cheese. So do not miss the opportunity to surprise everyone. Keep reading: How to prepare a delicious orange and chocolate cake

Ingredients:

  • 1 broccoli
  • ½ cup of cream cheese (110 g)
  • 1 cup of Parmesan cheese (200 g)
  • 1 ½ glasses of water (300 ml)
  • 1 cup of breadcrumbs (100 g)
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • ½ cup of wheat flour (100 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of salt (30 g)
  • ¼ glass of vegetable oil (50 ml)

Preparation:

To start, cut and wash the broccoli well  (do not use the stem).

Next, you should place a pot with water over medium heat until it boils, add the broccoli pieces and let them soften. Remove from the pot and wait for them to cool.

Next, crush the broccoli and mix it with cheese, salt, and just a little Parmesan cheese.

Then, combine all the ingredients and mix until you have a homogeneous mass.

To prepare the cover of your balls, you should mix in a bowl a bit of Parmesan cheese with breadcrumbs. Then in another, you must place the eggs and in another last the wheat flour. In total there are 3 bowls.

Now what you should do will be to form balls with the broccoli dough. Before cooking, pass each one of the balls by egg, then by flour, again by egg and finally by the cheese mixture with breadcrumbs.

To finish, fry the broccoli balls in a large skillet until golden brown. Finally, let them cool and serve.

2. Broccoli balls with cheese and carrot

Broccoli balls

And as we know that the healthier a dish is, the more it fascinates you, here we leave this recipe to the oven of broccoli balls that, apart from being much healthier than the previous one, contains carrots; an essential food that cannot be missing from your table.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups chopped broccoli without the stem (200 g)
  • 1 ½ glasses of water (300 ml)
  • ½ cup of carrot (50 g)
  • ½ cup of cream cheese (110 g)
  • 1 beaten egg
  • ½ cup of corn flour (50 g)
  • 1 cup of breadcrumbs (100 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of salt (30 g)
  • 1 tablespoon of pepper (15 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil (30 ml)

Preparation:

First, put the broccoli and the carrot with the water to boil over medium heat so that they soften.

Then let it cool a bit and crush the pieces. Add the cream cheese and parmesan, salt and pepper and form a dough.

Then, form some balls using the dough obtained, and pass through the egg, flour, and bread.

Next, pour some oil in a baking dish and place the broccoli balls. Pour a little more oil on them before taking to the oven (you can grate a little carrot on the tray if you like).

Finally, take the tray to the oven and let the balls cook at 180 ° C for 20 minutes until golden brown. Serve and enjoy some delicious broccoli balls with cheese and carrot.

We also invite you to check this recipe: http://improvelifehere.com/prepare-fried-cheese-balls-macaroni/

 

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