Quinoa Patties

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These clean eating quinoa patties are healthy and taste delicious!

With quinoa, veggies, chia seeds and sunflower seeds, your body will thank you!

Low in saturated fat Very low cholesterol, High in dietary fibre,

High in manganese, magnesium, phosphorus and vitamin C

Very high in vitamin A
 

Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Vegetable bouillon cube
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • 1 carrot, peeled and shredded
  • ½ red pepper, diced
  • ½ cup Raw Sunflower Seeds
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Organic Chia Seeds mixed with ½ cup water
  • ⅛ – ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Pure Himalayan Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • Olive oil spray

 

Method
  • Combine chia seeds with water and stir well. Set aside.
  • Heat a skillet to medium, and spray with olive oil. Add quinoa and toast for about four minutes, stirring and shaking frequently.
  • In a saucepan, heat olive oil spray to medium high. Add onion and cook for eight minutes. Add garlic and cook one minute longer. Add quinoa, bouillon cube and water. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and cover. Cook for 30 to 35 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to sit covered for five minutes. Allow to cool slightly before proceeding.
  • In a large bowl combine carrot, bell pepper, sunflower seeds, parsley, crushed red pepper, salt and pepper. Add quinoa mixture and chia seed mixture and stir to combine.
  • Using a ¼ cup measure, measure out patties. Place on a parchment lined dish and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Spray a large pan with olive oil and heat to medium low. (Or, use a griddle) Cook for about 8 minutes per side, or until brown.

 

Source: http://wendypolisi.com/clean-quinoa-patties/