Simple Quinoa Snack Cakes Healthy Recipe - Food, Fun, and Happiness

Simple Quinoa Snack Cakes Healthy Recipe

Healthy and Tasty Quinoa Patties

The recipe for this healthy snack is a slightly modified version of this http://www.spoonforkbacon.com/2011/11/cheesy-quinoa-cakes/. I used grated cheddar cheese and just a store-bought light mayonnaise instead of Aioli.

Quinoa Cakes

Ingredients for 10-12:
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2/3 cup grated fontina cheese
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • salt to taste
Directions:

1. For the cakes: Place all ingredients, except for the oil, into a mixing bowl and stir together until well combined. Season with salt and allow the mixture to sit for 5 minutes.
2. Pour oil into a large sauté pan and place over medium heat.
3. Form ¼ cup patties with the quinoa mixture and place in the heated sauté pan. (this will have to be done in batches)
4. Cook quinoa cakes for about 5 minutes on each side. Repeat with the remaining patties until all of the cakes have been cooked.

Serve with light mayonnaise or similar spread. Sriracha or sweet n sour sauce should work as well.

Delicious Quinoa Snack Cakes with Light Mayo

These snack cakes is a fantastic way to incorporate quinoa into your diet, especially if you're trying to lose weight. In addition to fantastic health benefits, quinoa is one of the generally known fat burning food.

Quinoa Cakes

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