Amy's Cheezy Broccoli Balls

Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
2 hrs

These make a great side dish for a meal or an appetizer for a party. The hard part about this recipe is not eating them while you're cooking. This is my spin on another recipe. The yield really does depend on how big you make the balls.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 16 ounces frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
  • flour
  • breadcrumbs
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Squeeze the broccoli in paper towels to get as much of the water out as possible.
  2. Whisk the eggs lightly and stir together with the broccoli and cheese and enough flour to make the dough hold together.
  3. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or until stiff enough to roll into balls.
  4. Roll the mixture into balls using 1 tbsp of the mix. Roll each in the bread crumbs.
  5. Heat a large pan with enough oil to deep fry to 375 degrees.
  6. Drop a few balls in at a time, making sure they do not stick together or touch. Fry until golden brown.