These spaghetti squash tots are a healthier and delicious alternative to traditional tater tots and a great way to get an extra dose of vegetables into your diet.
I wasn’t joking when I said that I’m presently fixated on spaghetti squash at this moment. So far I’ve made cauliflower toddlers, zucchini children and broccoli toddlers. So why not spaghetti squash children? These are really simpler to make them a portion of the other vegetable children on the grounds that the spaghetti squash doesn’t hold as much water.
These splendid yellow pieces were so acceptable! I just made a little cluster, yet on the off chance that you have a ton of mouths to take care of, you’ll presumably need to twofold or even triple the recipe.If you’re new to cooking spaghetti squash, I have a bit by bit instructional exercise.
A healthier alternative to tater tots, these tots are baked and filled with spaghetti squash and cheese. This recipe makes about 25 tots and can be doubled or tripled if you’re serving more people.
- 1 1/2 cups packed cooked spaghetti squash (see note)
- 1 cup panko bread crumbs (see note)
- 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
- 1 large egg.
- Roughly chop spaghetti squash into small pieces so that it resembles shredded squash. In a large bowl, add all ingredients. Mix with a spoon until everything is thoroughly combined and all the of the mixture is moistened.
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
- Scoop 1 tablespoon of squash batter and squeeze tightly between the palm of your hand a few times. This should release some liquid which will further moisten your mixture as well as allowing the mixture to compact and stick together easily. Gently shape to resemble a cylinder. Place onto a baking sheet and repeat with remaining mixture. Space tots about 1/2 inch apart. You should be able to make about 25 tots.
- Bake for about 18-20 minutes until bottoms are golden brown and crispy. Flip over and bake for another 3-5 minutes. Serve warm with dipping sauce of your choice.
- Please use panko for best results. If you use regular breadcrumbs, you will need to use less.