Clarissa Johal: #MeatlessMonday-Broccoli Sliders with Alfredo Sauce

Monday, November 24, 2014

#MeatlessMonday-Broccoli Sliders with Alfredo Sauce

Photo courtesy of miikkahoo via flickr
Broccoli Sliders

Ingredients

2 cups steamed broccoli
2 eggs
1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
1/2 cup feta cheese
1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)
1/4 tsp pepper (or to taste)
Oil for pan frying

Directions

Combine in food processor: steamed broccoli, egg, salt, panko bread crumbs, pumpkin seeds, feta cheese and salt/pepper.
Blend just till chopped finely.
Using 1 heaping tablespoon at a time, form into balls.
Heat oil in a skillet. Drop balls of broccoli mixture into pan. Flatten with a spatula and cook until both sides are crispy.
Serve plain or on a slider bun with Alfredo sauce.


Alfredo Sauce

2 cups light cream
1 T butter
1 tsp garlic
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
4 large egg yolks
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp lemon pepper

Whisk egg yolks until lightened in color. Set aside.
In a saucepan over medium heat, whisk together butter, garlic and cream, Bring to a simmer, 
Whisk in Parmesan cheese. Remove from heat. Add small amount of cheese mixture into egg yolks and combine. 
Pour egg mixture back into saucepan. Over low heat, whisk until well combined. Add salt and lemon pepper. 
Remove from heat. Alfredo sauce will thicken as it cools.

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