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These Veggie Cakes are a great way to get kids to eat their vegetables!

They are only 1 point per serving (which is two veggie cakes) for blue, green and purple.

I cheated a little bit to make this recipe even easier. You need shredded carrots, shredded zucchini, and riced cauliflower. I’ll tell you how I made this happen without the arm workout of shredding.

I bought frozen riced cauliflower instead of making my own.

For the zucchini I bought zucchini noodles – zoodles. I found them in the fruit and vegetable section at the grocery store. I cut the zucchini noodles into smaller pieces so it was more like shredded zucchini.

I also bought carrots that were already shredded. I did the same thing with the carrots and cut them down some.

Next I put all of the vegetables into a mixing bowl and added garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, one egg, flour, then stirred it all together.

Instead of frying the veggie cakes in oil I used Pam olive oil cooking spray, which is 0 points.

I used a measuring cup to scoop up the veggie mixture. 1/4 cup for each veggie cake should make 8.

To cook them you’ll want to put them into a heated non-stick frying pan. I cooked them for 3 minutes on each side.

These veggie cakes taste great with sour cream! Make sure to add any additional points for the sour cream.

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Veggie Cakes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
6 mins
Total Time
16 mins
 

Yield: 8 Veggie Cakes (2 veggie cakes per serving = 1 point for blue, green and purple)

Course: Side Dish
Ingredients
  • 1 cup zucchini, shredded
  • 1 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1 cup riced cauliflower (If you buy frozen riced cauliflower let it thaw first)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
Instructions
  1. Add the zucchini, carrots and riced cauliflower to a mixing bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir together.

  2. Spray olive oil cooking spray to a heated frying pan. Use 1/4 measuring cup to scoop up the veggie mixture and add to the frying pan. You should get 8 veggie cakes.

  3. Cook for 3 minutes, then flip and cook for 3 more minutes.

  4. Optional: serve with sour cream.

Are you looking for more side dishes? Check out these recipes:

Tomato Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Ranch Roasted Potatoes

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!

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