This quick and easy Crispy Parmesan Broccoli Bites recipe is the perfect low carb snack, appetizer or side dish. Fresh broccoli florets, coated in mayonnaise and then breaded with parmesan cheese, almond flour, and spices, then baked until golden brown. Serve them up with a variety of dipping sauces like marinara sauce, ranch dressing or yum yum sauce.
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Ingredients in Crispy Parmesan Broccoli Bites
How to Make Crispy Parmesan Broccoli Bites
Step by Step Instructions
STEP 1: Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Set up two shallow bowls. In one, place the mayonnaise, and in the other, whisk together the almond flour, parmesan cheese, baking powder, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Coat each broccoli floret in the mayonnaise.
STEP 2: Next, coat each broccoli floret in the low carb breading mixture until evenly coated all around.
STEP 3: Line the coated broccoli florets in a single layer across the baking sheet. It may be necessary to use two baking sheets so as not to crowd the broccoli. If your tray is too crowded, the broccoli will end up steamed instead of crispy. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the breading is golden brown and crispy and the broccoli is crisp tender.
Recipe Tips and Variations
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! To make these Crispy Parmesan Broccoli Bites in an air fryer, line them in a single layer in the air fryer basket or tray and cook them at 400°F for 10 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.
Yes! To make these Crispy Parmesan Broccoli Bites nut free, simply substitute the almond flour with crushed pork rinds.
What to Serve with Crispy Parmesan Broccoli Bites
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