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Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Cakes

Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Cakes


Author: BMC Teaching Kitchen Recipe Type: Lunch / Dinner | Cuisine: American Serves: 4
Total Time: 40 | Prep Time: 10 | Cook Time: 30

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/3 cup broccoli, florets
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1/2 cup green peas, frozen
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 cup quinoa, cooked

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  2. In a medium pan over medium heat, warm olive oil, then add onions, broccoli, and peeled and grated carrots. Saute until bright and translucent, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Stir in frozen peas, then add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, then fold in the cheese, cooked quinoa, and veggies. Add more salt to taste.
  5. Pack the mixture into a quarter cup measuring cup, then knock the cakes onto a greased cookie sheet, spaced evenly.
  6. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes, then flip, and bake 5-8 minutes more.
  7. Cool slightly and serve.

Notes


Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 4 Calories: 445
Fat: 27
Saturated Fat: 12
Carbohydrates: 30
Dietary Fiber: 5
Protein: 22
Sodium: 457