Mini Baked Quinoa Patties

Mini Baked Quinoa Patties These baked quinoa patties make a perfect protein-packed finger food for toddlers; just break them into small pieces! Freeze extras and defrost when needed! Don’t keep in the fridge for more than about 3 days.


Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 35 mins

    TOTAL : 50 mins

    SERVING : 18

    YIELD : 18 servings

  • Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray a baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray.

  • Stir quinoa, spinach, bread crumbs, eggs, and Colby cheese together in a bowl. Drop spoonfuls of the quinoa mixture onto the prepared baking sheets and press to desired thickness.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until the bottoms of the patties are golden, about 15 minutes. Flip patties and bake until golden, about 5 minutes more.

Per Serving: 85 calories; protein 4.3g; carbohydrates 10.9g; fat 2.7g; cholesterol 43.3mg; sodium 80.2mg. Substitute multigrain baby cereal for the bread crumbs if making for toddlers.