Recipe: Baked vegetable nuggets

Alpa Momaya

June 30, 2022

vegetable nuggets

Baked vegetable nuggets

If you're looking for a wonderful snack to make at home, try this easy and delicious baked vegetable nugget dish. They're filled with nutritious vegetables.
A diet high in vegetables and fruits can lower blood pressure, lessen the risk of heart disease and stroke, prevent certain types of cancer, lower the risk of eye and digestive issues, and have a good influence on blood sugar, which can help control appetite.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Course Snack
Servings 1 nugget
Calories 24 kcal


  • 3 carrots, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 head cauliflower, broken up
  • 1 head broccoli, broken up
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 3/4 cup bread crumbs (205 g)


  • Steam the carrots, cauliflower, and broccoli for 3 minutes and let them cool.
  • Take a bowl and mash the vegetables with a fork.
  • Mix in the chopped garlic, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the breadcrumbs to form a dough like texture to the mixture.
  • Grease your hands and form lemon-sized pieces of dough into a roundel or cylinder.
  • Arrange the nuggets on a greased baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes at 160° C, flipping once.
  • Enjoy while it's hot!
Keyword broccoli, carrot, cauliflower, nugget

About the Author

As the holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics from the University of Mumbai, Alpa Momaya has always understood the value of good nutrition in an individual's life. She is a Registered Nutritional Practitioner (Canada) with over 15 years of experience in the field. Specializing in Clinical Nutrition, Pre & Post Natal Diets, and Weight Management, Alpa found her calling as a Sr. Nutritionist with HealthifyMe. Alpa's love for cooking and good nutrition has seen her contribute several recipes to the HealthifyMe database over the years. Additionally, she takes a keen interest in reading and painting.

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