Quinoa Spinach Bites
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Vegetarian
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Serves: 12 patties
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 eggs - whisked
  • 1 cup spinach - steamed
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • ⅓ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 3 scallions - thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. grated ginger (optional)
  • ½ tsp. fine sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric (optional)
  • Pinch of red pepper
  • Toppings - avocado, cilantro, salsa verde, lemon juice
Instructions
  1. In medium pot bring quinoa and 2 cups of water to a boil.
  2. Reduce to low heat, cover & simmer for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  3. Allow to cool to room temperature.
  4. Mix eggs, cheese, scallions, garlic, salt, steamed spinach & breadcrumbs.
  5. Allow to set for a few minutes.
  6. Heat oil in cast iron skillet.
  7. Form thin, palm sized patties with hands.
  8. Place in skillet, About 7-8 minutes on each side.
  9. Place on wire rack to cool.
Recipe by Veggie Punk Kitchen at http://veggiepunkkitchen.com/quinoa-spinach-bites/