Quinoa Patties over Sauteed Spinach

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  • Ready in: 20 minutes
  • Serves: 1
  • Complexity: easy
  • Calories: Calories: 298, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Carbohydrates: 41g, Fiber: 11g, Sugar: 3g, Protein: 15g
Quinoa Patties over Sauteed Spinach

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup Cooked Quinoa (cook in organic vegetable broth instead of water for lots more flavor!)
  • ½ red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 4 tsp. flaxseed
  • Sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 large egg white
  • Olive oil
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach

Directions

  1. Combine cooked quinoa, bell pepper, flaxseed, salt, pepper, and egg in medium bowl; mix well. Form two balls. Place one ball in a flat 1-cup measure. Press into a patty using flat ½ cup measure. Turn 1-cup measure over to release patty. Repeat with other ball.
  2. Heat medium skillet lightly coated with olive oil over medium heat. Place patties in skillet; cook for four minutes. Turn and cook for four minutes or until light golden. Remove from skillet. Keep warm.
  3. Add spinach to skillet; cook, stirring frequently until wilted. (for more flavor, saute with minced shallots, olive oil and a squirt of lemon) Place spinach on serving plate and top with patties.

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