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Sun Dried Tomato Quinoa Patties

Start patio season off right with these healthy quinoa patties. They are vegetarian, packed with protein, and you can bake them in the oven or on the grill. So, go make these Sun-Dried Tomato Quinoa Patties, stat!

Prep: 20 minsCook: 20 minsTotal: 40 minutes
Fat 12 Carbs 30 Protein 8
Yield 12 patties 1x

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1 cup kale, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup sun dried tomato, drained and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons pesto
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 2 tablespoons flour (we used white whole wheat)
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. First, preheat the oven to 400ºF and set aside a greased cookie sheet.
  2. Next, cook quinoa according to the directions on the package.
  3. Then, mix all ingredients together (including cooked quinoa) in a medium sized mixing bowl.
  4. Now it’s time to form your patties. Scoop a heaping 1/4 cup of quinoa mixture into your hands and form it into a burger shaped patty. Repeat until quinoa mixture is gone.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes.*
  6. Serve alone, on a bun, on a salad, or with a fried egg!

Tips & Notes

* Pan Fry Method: Fry each patty over medium heat for 4 minutes on each side

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 patties Calories: 251 Sugar: 4 Fat: 12 Carbohydrates: 30 Fiber: 4 Protein: 8
Author: Lee Hersh
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