Thanksgiving Quinoa Patties

A non-traditional way to have the flavors of Thanksgiving. This side dish adds a boost of whole grain and beta carotene.

Ingredients

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  • ½ -15 oz can 100% pure pumpkin
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • ¾ cup finely chopped white mushrooms
  • ½ cup whole wheat Panko bread crumbs
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion
  • ½ Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • ½ teaspoon ground sage
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients, except cooking spray, in a large bowl. Mix together, making sure eggs get stirred in well. 
  2. Form into patties.
  3. Preheat electric griddle to 325°F.  Can also use skillet on medium-high heat.  Spray with cooking spray. 
  4. Place patties on griddle and cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Serves 10

Per patty
Calories:  120
Total Fat:  4 g
    Saturated Fat:  1 g
Sodium:  241 mg
Total Carbohydrate:  16 g
    Dietary Fiber:  3 g
    Sugars:  3 g
Protein:  5 g