Quinoa Burgers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 246.8
  • Total Fat: 15.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 112.0 mg
  • Sodium: 145.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 9.1 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese (or other variety, if you prefer)

    1/2 cup cottage cheese

    1 medium carrot, finely grated (OR 1 cup shredded zucchini, squeezed)

    3 eggs ( 4 eggs if using zucchini instead of carrot)

    2-3 tablespoons all purpose flour (3 if using zucchini)

    2 green onions, including white parts

    1 /2 teaspoon Splenda or sugar

    1/4 teaspoon black pepper

    1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

    1/8 teaspoon salt

    1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

    Olive oil for frying


In a large bowl combine the cooked quinoa, cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, carrot, eggs, flour, green onions, Splenda, pepper, cumin, salt, and garlic powder.

Heat a frying pan and a couple teaspoons olive oil over medium-low heat. Measure 1/4 cup and form into patties about 1/2 inch thick - mixture will be slightly sticky. Fry until golden-brown, about 4 minutes on each side. Makes approx. 10 burgers.

Serving Size: makes 5 2-patty servings

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MRSANDERSON1211.

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