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Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Cakes

Lunchbox-perfect Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Cakes are gluten-free, whole grain, and filled with colorful, familiar veggies.
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Cakes
Servings: 4
Calories: 445kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup, chopped onion
  • 1 1/3 cup broccoli, florets
  • 2 medium carrot
  • 1/2 cup green peas, frozen
  • 2 large egg
  • 2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 cup Quinoa, cooked

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • In a medium pan over medium heat, warm olive oil, then add onions, broccoli, and peeled and grated carrots. Saute until bright and translucent, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Stir in frozen peas, then add salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, then fold in the cheese, cooked quinoa, and veggies. Add more salt to taste.
  • Pack the mixture into a quarter cup measuring cup, then knock the cakes onto a greased cookie sheet, spaced evenly.
  • Bake at 375 for 10 minutes, then flip, and bake 5-8 minutes more.
  • Cool slightly and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 445kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 457mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g