1 ½ cups broccoli florets, heaping and chopped well
1 cup Colby Cheese, shredded
1 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
4 ounces of Velveeta cheese, cut into small pieces
½ tsp or less of red pepper flakes
2 ¼ cup Panko bread crumbs
3 eggs, lightly beaten, divided 2+1
½ cup flour
Oil for frying
Heat up the oil to a temperature of 375*, use a thermometer to keep temp steady
Make sure the broccoli has been steamed, then chopped into fine pieces
Place them into a large bowl and add the cheese into the bowl along with the Panko bread crumbs, red pepper flakes and one egg.
Stir well to combine all ingredients
Use your hands to scoop approximately 1 tbsp of the mix and roll into a ball.
Set these on a parchment lined baking sheet
Place into the refrigerator and chill for at least 30 minutes.
In a shallow dish, place the flour
In another small dish, beat the two eggs
In a third bowl, place 2 cups of Panko breading mix
Heat the oil to 375*
Remove the broccoli balls from the refrigerator and roll first into the flour, then into the egg and finally into the Panko breading mix
Fry up to 4 Broccoli Cheese balls at a time.
Cook until all sides are browned
Continue until all balls are cooked.
Place them on a paper towel lined plate when removing from the oil
Serve plain or with your choice of dipping sauces