12 ounces broccoli, cut into small florets
1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced
2 large garlic cloves, finely diced
2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 egg, beaten
2/3 cup breadcrumbs
Salt & Pepper
Optional: 2 tsp sriracha (optional but recommended!)
Preheat oven to 400
Fill a medium saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Aggressively season it with salt. Blanch the broccoli in boiling water for about 2 minutes. Drain and finely chop the cooked broccoli. In a mixing bowl, add broccoli, scallions, garlic, cheddar, egg, and breadcrumbs. Optional: add hot sauce of choice. Mix well and chill in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.
Spray a nonstick baking sheet with nonstick spray. Shape the mixture into tot shapes and spread them evenly on the sheet.
Bake for 8-9 minutes. Flip and then bake for an additional 8-9 minutes on the other side until golden brown.