Air fryer breaded cauliflower tater tots. Learn how to cook yummy breaded cauliflower florets in an air fryer.
Air Fryer Breaded Cauliflower Tater Tots
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- 1 cauliflower, cut into small florets
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- chopped fresh parsley, for serving
Fill a large pot with 1 inch (2.5 cm) of water. Add cauliflower florets, cover, and cook on medium heat for 15-18 minutes, or until they are fork-tender.
Remove the pot from the heat, drain the water, then transfer cooked cauliflower florets to a food processor. Process until it is riced.
Remove riced cauliflowers from the processor and transfer to a clean kitchen towel, set aside and allow to cool, then squeeze out any liquid.
In a large mixing bowl, combine riced cauliflowers, grated Parmesan cheese, beaten egg, breadcrumbs, salt, and garlic powder. Stir well to combine.
Scoop out 1 tablespoon of the cauliflower mixture and form it into a tight ball. Pinch the sides of the ball, to create a long oval shape. repeat with the remaining mixture.
Grease the air fryer basket with olive oil spray. Add breaded and seasoned cauliflowers to the greased basket.
Fry at 400 F (200 C) for 10-12 minutes, or until Tater Tots is golden brown and crispy.
Remove fried tater Tots from the fryer and transfer them to a large bowl. Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley.