Broccoli Tots


3 cups fresh broccoli florets
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup whole wheat seasoned bread crumbs
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
3/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


1.Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Place broccoli in boiling water and blanche 2 minutes; drain well.

2.Finely chop broccoli and place in a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined. Shape about a heaping tablespoon of broccoli mixture into "tater tot" shape and place on baking sheet. Repeat until all mixture is used.

3.Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown.