Herbed Quinoa Patties

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These patties are versatile in that you can have them as an entrée, make them into a tasty appetizer, or serve cold on top of a salad. 

gluten-free-icon.gif Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups cooked quinoa, room temperature (about 1 ¼ cups uncooked)
  • 1 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup whole-grain bread crumbs (use gluten free bread crumbs for GF version)
  • 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 

Sauce

  • 1 cup Chobani® plain light or nonfat yogurt
  • ½ cup tomato, chopped
  • ½ cup cucumber, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons dried dill weed

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine quinoa, egg substitute, and salt. Stir in chives, cumin, onion, parmesan, and garlic. Add in bread crumbs, stir, and let stand for a few minutes. Form mixture into twelve 1-inch thick patties. Mixture can be kept covered in the refrigerator for up to two days.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add patties and cover, working in batches. Cook each side for about 7 minutes until deeply browned.
  3. In a small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients.  If desired, serve 1-2 Tablespoons sauce per patty.

Serves 12

Nutrition Information
Per 1 patty plus 2 Tablespoons sauce
Calories: 125
Total Fat:  3 g
    Saturated Fat:  1 g
Sodium:  256 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 15 g
    Dietary Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 7 g