"Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie."--Jim Davis

Quinoa Cakes Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Quinoa Cakes, by , is from Francesco Mattera Family and Friends Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marianne Mattera

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb. Kale, large stems removed and leaves finely chopped
11/2 tsp kosher salt
3/4 lb. Sweet Potatoes peeled and cut into 1/4 dices
2 cups Quinoa, rinsed & well drained
1 sm. yellow onion finely diced
1/2 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
2 tsp minced fresh dill
2 tsp cayenne pepper ( optional )
4 large beaten eggs
Olive oil for Frying

Directions:
Directions:
1. In large pot bring 4 cups water to boil. Add Kale and salt. Cook 1 minute. Using slotted spoon remove Kale to a large bowl when cool squeeze excess water and set Kale aside. Reserve cooking water.
2. Bring reserved water to a boil and add sweet potatoes and simmer until crisp-tender, about 3 min. Using a slotted spoon scoop potatoes into a bowl and set aside. Still reserving water.
3. Measure out 3 cups of cooking water, discarding the rest.Bring to boil and add quinoa and stir. Reduce heat to medium low cover pot and simmer until water is absorbed, about 12 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside covered, 10 minutes.
4. Add quinoa to bowl of Kale and toss to combine. Gently mix in reserved sweet potatoes, onions Parmesan cheese and cayenne, Set aside to cool 10 minutes. Add eggs and mix to combine. Salt & Pepper to taste.
5. In a large skillet heat 2 tbsp of olive oil over medium heat. Working in batches, cook until golden brown, carefully flip the cakes and brown other side about 4 minutes. If needed add more oil to pan.
These can be made ahead and refrigerated, up to 1 day.

Serve warm as appetizer, side dish or snack.
You can serve this with a quick creamy sauce of Greek style yogurt with dill, lemon juice, salt & pepper to taste.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
14 cakes
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

58W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!