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SPINACH QUINOA PATTIES

SPINACH QUINOA PATTIES
Ingredients (10 patties)

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 eggs, whisked
  • 5 large scallions, sliced thin
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup steamed spinach, chopped (frozen is fine)
  • 1 cup plain gluten-free breadcrumbs (if you want to make gf)
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil

Instructions

Cook the 1 cup quinoa with 2 cups water, according to directions.

In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, eggs, scallions, garlic, salt, cayenne steamed spinach, and bread crumbs. Let everything sit for a few minutes to absorb the liquid. The batter should be sticky.

Form patties (3-4 inches in diameter).

Heat the coconut oil and pan-fry each side until cooked throughand browned (5-8 minutes).

Serve and top with avocado, mango, Greek Yogurt, sour cream or whatever your heart desires!