- oil, for greasing
- ½ head of cauliflower, cut into florets (about 200g)
A brassica, like cabbage and broccoli, cauliflower is a mass of tiny, tightly packed flower…
- 1 slice brown bread, ripped into chunks
- 1 egg
The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…
- 50g grated cheddar
Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…
- a few chives, snipped
Heat the oven to 180C/160 fan/gas 4 and line a baking tray with foil. Brush with a little oil. Put the cauliflower in a steamer over boiling water and cook for around 8 mins or until tender. Allow to cool.
Put the bread into a food processor and blitz to crumbs. Add the cauliflower, egg, grated cheese, chives and a little black pepper and pulse until you have a chunky consistency.
Form into 8 patties. You can freeze them at this point (see tip below), or arrange them on the baking tray and cook for 20 mins until golden and starting to crisp around the edges.
FreezingSpace out on a plate and freeze, then transfer to a freezer bag. To reheat, preheat the oven to 180C/160 fan/gas 4. Pop the frozen patties on a lined baking tray and heat through for 15-18 mins until crisp and hot throughout.