For a healthier option, the South Arm Seniors’ Kitchen also prepared some Quinoa Burgers.
The Quinoa Burgers are so colourful. We served the Quinoa Burgers with Roasted Cherry Tomato Salsa which I will post next week.
- 1 cup uncooked quinoa
- 2 cups water
- 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
- 2 medium carrots, finely grated
- 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
- 3 eggs
- 3 tablespoons flour, add more if needed
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
Source: via Colleen
|In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of salted water to a boil. Reduce heat and add quinoa.
Cover and cook for 17 minutes, or until all water is absorbed. Cool.
|In a large bowl, combine cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, carrots, parsley, egg, flour and all the seasonings.
Add quinoa and mix well. If it’s still wet, you can add 1 or 2 tablespoons more flour. Mixture will be sticky.
|Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup to measure equal amount of the mixture and roll into balls. Put on a plate, cover and place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes before cooking.
|Heat a frying pan with olive oil over medium-low heat. Drop the quinoa balls into the pan and lightly flatten to 1/2 inch thick.
Fry until golden-brown, about 4 minutes on each side.
|Serve with slider thins.
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How were they?
Hi etranger, yes, the Quinoa burger is good. It’s just a bit fragile in the making.
Can these quinoa burgers be frozen?
Hi Jasmine, you cab freeze the quinoa burgers uncooked. Wrap individually or place the whole batch on parchment paper lined baking sheet and freeze.