Broccoli is one of the healthiest vegetables in the world. Among other things, this is due to its high micronutrient and fiber content.

Our keto broccoli cheese nuggets are low carb, easy to make and super delicious.

The vegetarian low carb dish is perfect for a healthy keto dinner and can be meal-prepped for several days. You should definitely try those broccoli cheese nuggets, they are one of the best low carb dishes ever!

  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Total cook and prep time: 35 minutes
  • Difficulty: easy


  • 300g fresh broccoli
  • 100g grated mozzarella cheese (buy already grated mozzarella!) or cheddar
  • 1 egg
  • 35g ground almonds
  • 1 medium sized onion

Side dish

  • 300g mixed salad
  • 40g olive oil
  • 20g apple cider vinegar


1. Cook the broccoli until it is soft and then drain it very well. If necessary, use some kitchen paper to dry it. Preheat the oven to 420° F / 220° C circulating air.

2. Chop the onion and the cooked broccoli finely. Put both in a bowl.

3. Add the egg, grated mozzarella and ground almonds and season with salt and pepper. Then mix very well.

4. Line a baking tray with baking paper, put two teaspoons of olive oil on it and spread it with a brush. Form nuggets from the mixture and place them on the baking paper. Bake for about 10 to 15 minutes until they are lightly brown on the outside.

5. Marinate the salad with olive oil and vinegar, salt and pepper. Serve both together.

Notes and useful information

  • Broccoli is one of the worlds healthiest foods

Broccoli is one of the most micronutrient rich vegetables. In addition, it contains secondary plant ingredients that have unique effects on our health.

  • Broccoli cheese nuggets as a meal prep dish

If you cook the broccoli cheese nuggets just for yourself, you can take the remaining portion with you on the next day. The nuggets also taste great when they are reheated again.

  • Side dish ideas

In addition to the mixed salad, a delicious garlic dip can be served with the nuggets. Simply mix 250g sour cream or greek yogurt with a pressed clove of garlic and season with salt and pepper.

  • High protein vegetarian keto recipe

The broccoli cheese nuggets are rich in protein for a vegetarian dish. During weight loss sufficient amounts of protein ensure that we don’t lose muscle mass and are less hungry.

And again a delicious low carb dish is ready to eat. If you like it, it would mean the world to me if you save it on Pinterest.

As always, I hope you enjoy trying it!

Low carb broccoli cheese nuggets