Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Quinoa Patties Recipe

We love these little quinoa patties! They are perfect for lunch or together with a side of veggies. The best part is, you can be creative and use whatever toppings you prefer. Enjoy!

Ingredients:
- 2 1/2 cups cooked quinoa, at room temperature
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1/2 tsp salt (or more depending on taste)
- 1 tsp pepper
- 1/3 cup chopped fresh chives (or cilantro)
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 1/3 cup cheddar cheese (you can experiment with different types of cheese)
- 4 large garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 cup panko break crumbs (plus more if needed)
- water, if needed
- olive oil

1.  Combine cooked quinoa, eggs, and salt in a medium bowl.  Stir in chives, onion, cheese, and garlic.  Add the bread crumbs and allow to sit for a minute, to absorb some of the moisture. Err on the moist side, so you don't get an overly dry patty. Add more bread crumbs or water at this point as needed.  

2.  Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat, cooking patties 7-10 minutes. Gently flatten patties with a spatula and cook until the bottoms are deeply browned. Carefully flip the patties with spatula and cook until golden. 

3.  Top quinoa patties with salsa or hot sauce, spinach, sliced tomatoes and avocado. 


Be creative and add different types of cheese, herbs and toppings. Enjoy!



28 comments:

  1. Wow! The recipe looks delicious. These days I`m in quinoa mood, can`t wait to try it out. Found you throough a blog hop, I`m more than glad I did.

    All the best from your newest follower,
    Aleksandra

    http://creactiveallaround.blogspot.com

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  2. this looks so good i had to pin it! too bad i don't have all the ingredients in the house, i'd totally make these right now!

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  3. This looks delicious! I will definitely be making this very soon.

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  4. Looks delicious & I have some quinoa in the fridge (tried for the first time last night), I think I'll be making this for lunch! Mmm

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  5. Newest follower from Sugar and Spice. Those look so yummy! I hate blog hopping when I am hungry. Ha! Love for you to follow back when you get a chance.

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  6. Yum! These look amazing! Please come link up to http://www.firsthomelovelife.com/2012/06/features-and-whats-cooking-wednesday-6.html

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  7. YUM!!! I love Quinoa. Can't wait to try these.

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  8. These look yummy! I haven't tried quinoa, yet...but this makes me want to! :)

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  9. These look tastey...will have to try :) Laurel

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  10. New follower!! I LOVE quinoa! I'm going to have to try this. So healthy & filling, yum! Thanks for sharing!!

    ~Jen

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  11. Wow, those look amazing!! I've never had quinoa- looks delicious!! thanks for linking up with me! off to pin it! *new follower too*

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  12. These look A-mazing.. You had me at Quinoa and avocado.. Can't wait to try this.. I am your newest follower~
    Hope you will hop on over to my Under 300 followers hop @ http://pinkapotamus.blogspot.com/2012/06/under-300-followers-blog-hop-8.html
    xoxo
    Amie @ Pinkapotamus

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  13. Yum! These are delicious and so healthy.

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  14. Yummy! Stopping by from Lamb Around

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  15. These look terrific! Thanks for sharing.

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  16. Yum! I love quinoa patties and these sound spectacular. You sold me with the addition of avocado and tomato on top. Found you through thegrantlife.com link party. xoxo

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  17. I think I am going to have to sneak these in for dinner one night and not tell my husband what they are made out of. :) Coming to you from the blog hop. Have a good Sunday!

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  18. I love quinoa. Those look so good! Would never thought of trying it.

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  19. Delicious ! The photos you took are incredible !

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  20. You've been featured! Come on over and grab an 'I'm Loved' Button on the sidebar! I hope to you again and again at my party every Wednesday! http://www.firsthomelovelife.com/2012/07/features-and-whats-cooking-wednesday-7.html

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  21. Connie.. that looks YUMMY!!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality! Don't forget to swing by this evening.. I can't wait to see what you link up! :)

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  22. This looks so yummy!
    Thank you for linking up to our Pinteresting Party.

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  23. Yummy! I will have to try this! :D I got sent here from Rook No. 17! :)

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  24. Just dropping by to let you know that I loved your project and featured it on homework today. Have a great weekend and thank you for linking up on the Inspiration Board. Come over and grab a featured button if you have a minute!

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  25. I have yet to try cooking with quinoa but I found a recipe from Iowa Girl Cooks for quinoa mac and cheese that looks very tempting. I just bought my first box of Quinoa so I will add your recipe to my to do list too. Thanks for sharing this week on BeColorful.
    p

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  26. What a great resource! I'm constantly looking for ways for my family to be healthier. And the quinoa recipe look amazing. New follower, from MBC, would love a follow back!
    All the best!

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