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Paleo Cauliflower Tater Tots

These gluten free, paleo cauliflower tater tots are so crispy and crunchy you will never believe they're low carb and made from veggies! Even your kids will love them!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 people, as an appetizer (about 36 tots total)
Calories 203kcal


  • 3 Cups Cauliflower, cut into bite-sized florets (290g)
  • 1/2 Cup Onion, diced
  • 3 Tbsp Parsley, minced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • Generous pinch of pepper
  • 1 Large egg white
  • 1 Tbsp Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 Cups Almond meal
  • 3 Tbsp Tapioca starch*
  • 4 tsp Coconut flour
  • Olive oil spray


  • Heat your oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the cauliflower in a large food processor and process until broken down and "rice-like."  Transfer to a large, microwave-safe bowl and cook for 3 minutes. Stir, then cook again for 2 more minutes.
  • Add the onion, parsley, garlic, salt and pepper into the bowl and stir well. Then, add in the egg white and stir until well combined. Finally, stir in the olive oil.
  • Add the almond meal, tapioca and coconut flour to the bowl and stir until well mixed and the cauliflower mixture thickens. 
  • Pack the cauliflower into a 1 Tbsp measuring spoon and lightly hit it into your hand until the cauliflower comes out in a perfect "tot" shape. You can also just roll them into 1 Tbsp-sized ovals if you wish!  Place the tots onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Spray the tops generously with olive oil spray and bake for 25 minutes.  Flip all the tots over and spray generously with the spray again. Bake for an additional 9-10 minutes until golden brown and super crispy.
  • DEVOUR immediately!


*I have tried these without the starch, if you don't have it, and they taste just as good. They are also still really crispy, just not QUITE as crispy as if you use the Tapioca.


Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 13.6g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 1.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.6g | Sodium: 219.3mg | Potassium: 167.4mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2.6g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1.3mg