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Cheesy Broccoli Tots

Cheesy Broccoli Tots

Lunch/Supper Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

40 minutes

Serving Size

5 tots



Meat and Veg


Meat/Meat Alternate, Vegetable


  • 1 1/2 cup frozen broccoli florets, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup whole grain breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • Cooking oil spray


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Chop the broccoli into small pieces.
  3. In a large bowl, add all ingredients together and mix until all is well combined. Scoop 1 tbsp of mixture and form into a tot shape, repeat. Line the tots on a greased baking pan. Using the cooking oil spray, spritz each tot with oil.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Five tots provide 1/4 cup vegetable and 3/4 oz eq meat alternate.

Creditable Stamp 2017