Veggie Tots

Suitable for toddlers and babies 6 months +

Veggie Tots

4.8 from 3 votes

With soft, fluffy potato and a hit of cheesy goodness, these veggie tots feel more like a treat than the nutritious snacks they are! Served as one of baby’s first tastes or as a healthy toddler snack, these tasty tots are packed with nutrients and are perfect for your baby to hold.

These cheesy veggie tots with just a hint of garlic are sure to please even the fussiest eater. They’re light and fluffy on the inside, and beautifully golden brown on the outside. Featuring four vegetables, they’re packed with nutrients and taste more like a treat than the healthy snack they are. 

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 30 mins Total Time 40 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 15

What you'll need


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  1. Step one: Steam your vegetables
    Preheat oven to 180C, fan forced. Peel and chop your potato, roughly cut your carrot into 2cm pieces and cut your broccoli and cauliflower into florets then steam until tender.
  2. Step two: Mash your veggies and combine mixture
    Add your steamed veggies to a bowl, mash, and cool slightly. Add cheese, breadcrumbs, garlic powder and one egg, then mix to combine.
  3. Step three: Shape, bake and serve
    Shape your mixture into fingers and place on a lined baking tray, then bake at 180C for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool before serving.



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Keywords: Finger foods, toddler foods, vegetable recipes for kids


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  1. Hayley

    Hey there absolutely loved this recipe! Such an easy way to get veges into my daughter it was even husband approved also! Thank you again

    From NZ 🙂

    • cookwithwenty

      That is so great to hear! And a good way to get veggies into husbands too haha 🙂

  2. Stevie

    I added chicken to this recipe and it worked out great I love all your recipes 😍

    • cookwithwenty

      That is so smart! Did you use minced chicken? Love it! Thanks for your feedback 🙂

  3. Saraswathi

    Hi! Tried this recipe today and it was a hit not only with my toddler but my husband as well 🙂 Thank you so much!

    • ashleigh.cooks

      So pleased to hear you loved it! 🙂


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