Air-Fryer Cheesy Cauliflower Tots

Air-Fryer Cheesy Cauliflower Tots

October 20, 2023

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Ready in: 20 minutes

Serves: 4


For Cauliflower: 

  • 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen riced cauliflower, thawed
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

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For Sauce:

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. For Cauliflower: Mix cauliflower, breadcrumbs, cheese, egg, salt and pepper together in a large bowl. Chill for 30 Minutes.
  2. Preheat the Air-fryer 375°F. Lightly coat the air-fryer with cooking spray. Shape cauliflower mixture into tablespoon-sized pieces. Roll each piece in flour and lightly brush with olive Oil. Air-fry until golden-brown,about 15 minutes, flipping halfway through cooking time.
  3. For Sauce: Meanwhile, whisk together mayonnaise, lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper in a small bowl.

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