Baked Broccoli & Zucchini Cheese Patties

Broccoli frittersThese Broccoli and Zucchini Cheese Patties are an excellent way to enjoy a healthy and delicious meal during those crazy work weeks. You can enjoy these for breakfast, lunch or dinner by themselves, or  even on a delicious egg sandwich!

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • One bundle of fresh broccoli, chopped small
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 3/4 cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, add oil, garlic, onions, salt and pepper, and saute until soft and translucent. Remove from heat and set aside
  3. Place broccoli, onion mixture, breadcrumbs, cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, and eggs in a medium sized bowl. Stir together until well combined
  4. Form the mixture into patties, using about 2-3 tablespoons for each patty. Place on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes on each side, or until crispy and golden brown

Thanks to http://healthyfitnessmeals.com/ for the inspiration!

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