Sweet Potato Quinoa Balls - FoodByMaria Recipes

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Sweet Potato Quinoa Balls

Prep

15 mins

Cook

25 mins

Yield

7-8

These balls are so good I usually always double the recipe.  They are just so convenient to have in your fridge.  As you all know I am a food prep kind gal- mostly for when I’m at work, so you better believe that these make the menu at least one a month.

You can enjoy them hot or cold, with sauce or none at all…  I will be posting my favourite Greek sauce, Tzaziki, very soon, which go with these so well.  Not only are they delicious but they are super easy to make. Really clean in the kitchen, they are really easy to play with, and by simply changing on ingredient you can make the recipe your own!

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Sweet Potato Quinoa Balls

  • Author: Maria Koutsogiannis
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 7-8 1x
  • Category: Dinner

Description

The perfect pairing to any protein dish, or even a salad topping! I don’t believe we should be afraid of carbs, so what better way to enjoy them than with vitamin packed carb balls! I highly recommend you double this recipe… they are just that good.


Ingredients

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  • 1 mashed sweet potato
  • 1 cup of cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 a cup of organic oats
  • 1/4 of a cup of organic unpasteurized grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp. EVOO
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. fresh cracker pepper
  • Juice of half of a lemon
  • Juice of a half a lime

Instructions

  1. Combine mashed sweet potato, cooked quinoa, oats and cheese to a bowl and stir till combined. Add two beaten eggs and stir till you reach a smooth consistency.
  2. Now add EVOO, lemon, and juice and stir them in.
  3. Using an ice scream scoop form mixture into 7-8 balls and lay onto a sheet pan greased with organic coconut oil.
  4. Cook in the oven for 25 minutes at 200C.
  5. Will absolutely last in the fridge up to 5 days, but I highly doubt they will be around till then!

 

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