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Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Patties recipe

Julie Wunder
This Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Patties recipe is the start to a perfect vegetarian meal. It's only a handful of ingredients, filled with flavor and easy to make.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, vegetable
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 100 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cups broccoli , cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups carrots, finely chopped or shredded
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375 and line a baking sheet with foil. Spray with cooking spray.
  • In a large non-stick skillet over medium heat saute the onion in the olive oil until starting to get tender. Add the broccoli and carrots and contine to saute until both are starting to get tender. Sprinkle the mixture with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Mix the vegetable mixture, cooked quinoa, eggs and cheddar cheese in a bowl. Add salt about a ½ teaspoon of salt. Mix well.
  • Using a ¼ meansuring cup carefully make the patties and place them on the baking sheet.
  • Bake the patties for 10 minutes. Pull them out of the oven and flip them over. Bake for another 8-10 minutes.

Notes

Serve these as a vegetarian main course, as a topping to a salad or even the base for a fabulous veggie wrap.

Nutrition

Calories: 100kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 8gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 148mgPotassium: 202mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 3737IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 103mgIron: 1mg
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