Dinosaur eggs - delicious baked broccoli patties


What did you eat for lunch? We had some delicious dinosaur's eggs :D. Soft and tasty, crispy outside and cheesy inside thanks to the grated Parmesan cheese, these baked broccolie patties are perfect yummy meal for children but also for many adults.

Dinosaur eggs - delicious baked broccoli patties
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For 2 Person(s)


  • 250 g fresh or frozen broccoli florets
  • 50 g grated Parmesan cheese
  • 40 g breadcrumbs + more for dusting
  • 1 egg

Dinosaur eggs - delicious baked broccoli patties Directions

  1. Cook the broccoli florets until they are tender. Drain and allow to cool slightly.

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  2. Blend the broccoli with the immersion blender or mash them well with a fork.

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  3. Add the egg, grated cheese and breadcrumbs and mix.

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  4. Shape into balls and give them a shape that looks like egg (if the dough is too soft, add more grated bread). Sprinkle with more breadcrumbs and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

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  5. Bake in preheated oven at 200°C for 20 minutes or until the eggs become crispy outside. Remove from oven, allow to cool slightly and serve.

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Nutrition facts

(diet, vegetarian)
Per Serving


Thursday, 02 March 2017
Such a great idea. Thumbs up - francesca

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