Side Dishes

Italian-style Quinoa Cakes

4

Quinoa patties packed with Italian flavors!

24
1 cup uncooked quinoa
2 1/2 cups chicken broth
2 Tbsp chopped dried onion (may use 1 finely chopped onion)
1/2- 1 tsp lemon pepper seasoning blend
4 large eggs, beaten
1/2 tsp seasoned salt
1/2 tsp Italian seasoning, crushed in palm of hand
1/3 cup fresh chives, chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup chopped grape/cherry tomatoes
6-8 large basil leaves, chopped
1/3 cup fresh parmesan cheese, shredded
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 cup whole grain bread crumbs, more if needed
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Cook quinoa as directed- bring broth to a boil and add in the quinoa, onion and lemon pepper seasoning. Stir well and cover. Allow to cook approximately 15 minutes, or until all the quinoa seeds are opened...
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Nutritions

Calories
79

Sodium
240mg
10% DV

Fat
2g
3% DV

Protein
4g
9% DV

Carbs
9g
3% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV