Cauliflower Cheddar Protein Squares
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Cauliflower Cheddar Protein Squares

Cauliflower Cheddar Protein Squares are a tasty, little bite size treat perfect for anytime of the day.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 -15 squares
Author: Stephanie

Ingredients

  • 1 small/medium head of cauliflower broken into florets
  • 2 green onions 1/3 cup finely chopped
  • 13 ounces can or box of chick peas drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbps. fresh chopped parsley
  • 4-6 ounces sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt full fat
  • 5 eggs divided
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • dash of red chili pepper flakes

Instructions

  • Preheat oven 375 degrees and lightly grease casserole pan.
  • Steam cauliflower florets about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and drain well.
  • Add cauliflower to food processor and pulse till rice like. Add rinsed chick peas and pulse again until blended.
  • Add cauliflower and chick pea mixture to medium bowl.
  • Add 3 eggs, green onions, parsley, yogurt, cheddar cheese, salt & pepper and red chili pepper flakes. Combine well.
  • In separate bowl add 2 egg whites and beat until stiff. Gently fold into the cauliflower mixture.
  • Pour into casserole dish and Bake 40 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool at least 10 minutes.
  • Cut into squares. Can be kept in covered container in fridge for up to a week.

Notes

The servings are based on how large you cut the squares.