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Cheesy Quinoa Bites

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Cheesy Quinoa Bites

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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bake, bites, cheese, gluten-free, Quinoa, vegetarian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 227kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 4 ounce Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 ounce Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 14 ounce artichoke hearts, jarred
  • 4 ounce spinach, frozen
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg

Instructions

  • Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  • While quinoa cooks, shred cheeses (if not already bought that way). Thaw the spinach.
  • Chop and squeeze artichoke hearts in a paper towel or kitchen towel until thoroughly dry.  Do the same for the spinach.
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray.
  • Add all of the ingredients to a bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Divide the mixture evenly between the cups of the mini muffin tin, and press down to pack it in firmly.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy. Let cool for a couple minutes before loosening from the pan with the tip of a butter knife. Remove from pan and serve.
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Nutrition

Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 522mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g

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