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Quinoa and Spinach Patties

  • Author: Maria Koutsogiannis
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 patties, 1 small jar of aioli 1x
  • Category: Vegetarian, Vegan Meals
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean Inspired
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

These quinoa and spinach patties are healthy, great for meal prep, and the whole family will love them.


Ingredients

Scale

For the patties:

4 cups cooked quinoa

2 tbsp. Chosen Foods Lemon Garlic Dressing

2 eggs or 2 vegan eggs

1/4 cup vegan feta or regular feta, chopped

1/4 cup green onion, fresh mint, dill, and cilantro

4 garlic cloves, grated or pressed

1 tsp sea salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

dash of red pepper flakes

3/4 cup steamed spinach, squeezed to remove excess water

1 1/2 tbsp. Chosen Foods avocado oil for cooking

For the Lemon Garlic Aioli:

2 cups Chosen Foods Avocado Mayo

Juice of half a lemon

1 tbsp. dijon mustard

3 cloves of garlic, pressed or finely chopped

3 tbsp. capers


Instructions

Preheat your oven to 400F and line a large baking sheet with parchment.

To a large mixing bowl, combine all your ingredients apart from the avocado oil. Stir with a wooden spoon to well combine.  Using an ice scream scoop (around 2 tbsp.) begin moulding your patties.  First into balls then flatten to firm.

Using a brush lightly grease the base of the parchment paper with the avocado oil.

Place them on the baking sheet and bake for 20-23 minutes.  Flipping them halfway through.

While the patties cook, make the Aioli by combining all the ingredients into a small bowl and stirring to combine.

Once the patties are ready, enjoy immediately or as meal prep.  Serve with your desired amount of Lemon Garlic Aioli!


Notes

To make 1 vegan egg you need 3 tbsp. warm water and 1 tbsp. ground flax seeds.  Combine, stir and set.

Keywords: quinoa, spinach, feta, vegetarian, sauce, easy meal