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Cauliflower Tots

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I’m not going to lie to you and tell you that these taste just like potatoes. They don’t. BUT if you like cauliflower I think you will really like these! Plus you get 8 of them for only 1 Freestyle SmartPoint. 

Last night we had steak for dinner. I had plenty of points left for it, but I wanted a side that was very low in points.

This is where the cauliflower tots came in. They went great with the steak and only cost me one point.

It’s not a difficult recipe either. Simply add all of the ingredients together in a mixing bowl, stir together, then add to a mini muffin pan.

Then bake, flip, and bake some more.

I never used to like cauliflower. I still don’t like eating large pieces of cauliflower, but I have learned to really like the riced cauliflower.

Especially now that you can buy it in the freezer section….that makes life so much easier.

Cauliflower Tots – WW (Weight Watchers) Freestyle
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Yield: 5 servings (8 cauliflower tots per serving, 1 point per serving for blue and purple, 2 points for green)

Course: Side Dish
Keyword: freestyle, weight watchers, ww
  • 12 oz. riced cauliflower (I used Green Giant Riced Cauliflower. I left it in the fridge overnight to thaw out)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, mix all of the ingredients together.

  3. Spray a mini muffin pan with cooking spray. Using a tablespoon, fill the muffin pan with the cauliflower mixture.

  4. Bake for 10 minutes, then flip over the cauliflower tots. Bake another 8-10 minutes or until the tots are golden brown.

If you’re looking for some zero point recipes, check out my post 20 Zero Point Recipes or my post 20 (More) Zero Point Recipes. Both are filled with delicious recipes that won’t cost you a single point! They’re perfect for days when you’re running low on points, or trying to save up points for a night out.

If you’re looking for dessert recipes you can visit 50 Weight Watchers Freestyle Desserts. It’s filled with delicious desserts perfect for Weight Watchers!

Recipe Rating

Kristina German

Tuesday 1st of March 2022

It says 5 servings with 8 per serving. I would need two muffin tins for 1 batch? This shows one muffin tin.

Suzanne Lotito

Saturday 20th of February 2021

If I use fat free shredded cheddar would these be 0 Points?


Wednesday 26th of February 2020

When you say flip, do you mean flip the over so you but them on a baking sheet?


Thursday 27th of February 2020

They are baked in a mini muffin tin. I flipped each one, then put it back in the oven.

Marsha Chronister

Thursday 18th of July 2019

This looks so good. I think I will try them tonight!!

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