Crispy Garbanzo Cheese Tots

Menu Part: 
Side Dish
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
15

This nostalgic favorite is perfect for children — or the young at heart. Bush's Best® Low Sodium Garbanzo Beans combined with breadcrumbs and drizzled with nacho cheese make these an irresistibly poppable side.

Ingredients

1, #10 can Low Sodium Bush’s Best® Garbanzo Beans, drained and rinsed
3 each Eggs, large, lightly beaten
6 each Garlic cloves
3 cups Bread cumbs, Panko style
1 cup White onion, grated
3 3/4 cups Nacho cheese sauce, warm

Steps

  1. Pre-heat deep fryer to 350°F.
  2. In food processor, combine beans, eggs, garlic cloves, breadcrumbs and grated onion; pulse until smooth. Can be done in batches.
  3. Remove from food processor, take 0.7 ounces and roll into tater tot shape, flattening the ends; set aside. Continue this process until mixture is used.
  4. To make one serving, fry 8 tots for 3-5 minutes or until internal temperature of 145°F and golden and crisp on outside. Serve with ¼ cup warm nacho cheese sauce.

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