Because its been a week while since I’ve posted a recipe for quinoa cakes, quinoa patties, quinoa fritters or a veggie burger recipe, I thought I would share with you my latest edition.
Yes, I’m officially obsessed. This time its not my fault entirely, because Vegetarian Times posted a recipe for quinoa cakes and its my duty to test it out for my loyal readers.
I think most people don’t realize how many quinoa recipes don’t make the cut to the site. Last week I made another recipe inspired by Vegetarian Times that was a breakfast dish that was kind of like quinoa fried rice. Lets just say that the results were unfortunate.
Anyhow, these are different than anything I’ve tried and they were actually very tasty. I’m not sure I would have enjoyed them as much without the sauce, but the flavor combination’s really worked well together.
Fresh spinach would work in place of frozen – I just happen to have a freezer full of frozen spinach that needs eating.
Now, the original recipe called for the quinoa cakes to be baked at 400 degrees for 25 minutes. As I made these up, I just couldn’t do it. I know I would have saved the calories but I just think that quinoa cakes / patties/ burgers NEED to be cooked on a skillet. But, if you are hard core clean eating, then obviously it is healthier to go ahead and bake them.