fried cauliflower patties recipe with tomatoes

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
Keyword cauliflower, fritters, patties, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 patties
Calories 85kcal
Author Michaela Vais


Wet ingredients

  • 1/2 small cauliflower head, cut into small florets (250 g)
  • One 15 oz can chickpeas (rinsed and drained) (about 280 g)
  • 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%
Sodium 86mg4%
Carbohydrates 8.8g3%
Fiber 3.4g14%
Sugar 2.4g3%
Protein 4.2g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.8g | Protein: 4.2g | Fat: 2.5g | Saturated Fat: 0.7g | Sodium: 86mg | Fiber: 3.4g | Sugar: 2.4g