Cauliflower Cheddar Protein Squares
Cauliflower Cheddar Protein Squares are a tasty, little bite size treat perfect for anytime of the day.
small/medium head of cauliflower broken into florets
1/3 cup finely chopped
can or box of chick peas drained and rinsed
tbps. fresh chopped parsley
sharp cheddar cheese shredded
salt & pepper to taste
dash of red chili pepper flakes
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.
The servings are based on how large you cut the squares.