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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 13
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 131.5
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 43.5 mg
  • Sodium: 311.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 5.4 g

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Quinoa Cakes

Submitted by: DERICKH79

Introduction

This is a great vegetarian crab cake style side dish. My partner found them on Steven and Chris' website. If you like quinoa you'll love these! For a great sauce use the Lemon Yogurt Sauce. This is a great vegetarian crab cake style side dish. My partner found them on Steven and Chris' website. If you like quinoa you'll love these! For a great sauce use the Lemon Yogurt Sauce.
Number of Servings: 13

Ingredients

    1-1/2 C Quinoa
    1-1/2 C Vegetable Broth
    2 Tbsp Olive oil
    1/2 Onion (chopped)
    3 Cloves of Garlic (minced)
    1/2 tsp Salt
    1/4 tsp Black Pepper
    3 C Trimmed Fresh Spinach
    3 Lrg Eggs
    1/4 C Light Parmesan Cheese (grated)
    2 Tbsp All-purpose Flour
    1-1/2 tsp Baking Powder
    1/4 tsp Lemon Rind (grated)

Directions

1) Rinse quinoa under cold water & drain
2) In sauce, bring quinoa broth, and 1-1/2 C of water to boil.
3) Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for 15 min.
4) Drain and let cool completely
5) Meanwhile, in skillet, heat 1tbsp of olive oil over medium heat; fry onion, garlic, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, appx 4 min.
6) Add Spinach; stirring, until wilted and no liquid remains, appx 3 min.
7) Let cool; chop coarsely.
8)In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, parmesan cheese, flour, baking powder and lemon rind; fold in quinoa and spinach mixture.
9) With wet hands. form into 13 cakes; transfer to wax paper-lined tray.
10) Refridgerate for 1hr.
11) In non-stick skillet, heat half the remaining oil over medium heat; fry half the cakes turning once when golden brown, appx 8 min. Keep warm on baking sheet in 200F/100C oven. Repeat with remaining oil and cakes.

Number of Servings: 13

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DERICKH79.






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