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Cauliflower pancakes in Caldillo de Jitomate

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Indukge your family on a Monday without meat, preparing these weathered cauliflower pancakes with cheese, served with a tomato roll, which are completely delicious, very yielding and easy to prepare.
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4 portions
  • 5 tomatoes
  • 1/4 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/4 cups Water
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • 1 leave bay (laurel)
  • 1 kilo cauliflower, in Little pieces
  • 1/2 cups onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup fresh cheese, grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cups ground bread
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 egg whites
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 cup oil, to fry


For the caldillo, blend the tomatoes with the onion, garlic and water.
Heat the oil over medium heat, with the help of a strainer pour the tomato sauce, season with bay leaf, salt and pepper, cook for 10 minutes or until thickening and reserve.
Place the cauliflower in a microwave bowl and cover with non-stick plastic, put in the microwave oven for 10 minutes. Let cool and reserve.
Crush the cauliflower, add the onion, the cheese, the egg, the ground bread, with the help of a spoon, integrate all the ingredients.
With the help of your hands, form the pancakes, pass through flour and reserve.
Beat the whites with a pinch of salt until they are about to nougat.
Add the yolks one by one and beat for 1 minute, without beating too much, just to integrate.
Dip the previously floured pancakes in the egg mixture and fry in hot oil until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.
Serve the hot pancakes and dip with the tomato sauce.


On an extended plate, served with rice.


The time in which the cauliflower is cooked will depend on the power of your microwave oven.

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Ratings (13)
Areli Aguilar Sánchez
24/07/2020 19:10:02
Puse 3 huevos en la mezcla, para 1kg de coliflor cocida, agregué hierbas finas y perejil fresco, con queso cotija, el pan molido agregué media taza más y una cucharada de harina. Quedaron muy bien.
Sandra Elizabeth Romero Andablo
09/07/2020 11:13:55
Soco Ayala Avila
16/06/2020 00:45:03
Thelma Garza
08/05/2019 19:15:11
Yo las relleno con queso, carne o pollo, igual quedan riquísimas
Nemo Reyes
25/02/2019 22:25:56
Deliciosas!!!! Al caldillo de jitomate le agregue un poco de picante. Solo para darle un toquecito!!
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