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gluten-free cauliflower patties recipe

Cauliflower Patties Recipe

This cauliflower patties recipe is versatile and easy to make. The fritters are vegan, gluten-free, protein-rich, and they're perfect as a snack, side dish, lunch, dinner or meal prep.
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 patties


Wet ingredients

  • 1/2 small (250 g) cauliflower head cut into small florets
  • One 15 oz can (280 g) chickpeas (rinsed and drained)
  • 2 tbsp parsley finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • coconut oil for frying

Dry ingredients


  • Cook the cauliflower florets in salted water until tender, then discard the water.
  • Meanwhile combine all dry ingredients in a bowl, set aside.
  • Pulse all wet ingredients (except the oil for frying) in a food processor until combined (don't over process).
  • Add the wet ingredients to the bowl of dry ingredients and mix everything together with your hands.
  • Form 8-10 patties and fry them with some oil in a skillet from both sides (about 5 minutes each) until golden brown.
  • Serve with mustard or any other dip of choice.


  • You can add a little bit of grated vegan cheese and some chopped veggies to the batter to make the patties taste even better. This step is optional.
  • The recipe makes 10 patties. Nutrition facts are for one patty.
Nutrition Facts
Cauliflower Patties Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 85 Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.5g4%
Saturated Fat 0.7g4%
Carbohydrates 8.8g3%
Fiber 3.4g14%
Sugar 2.4g3%
Protein 4.2g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.