Quinoa n’ Flower Fritters – Nourishing Recipes


Quinoa n’ Flower Fritters

Servings: 6       Serving Size: 3 Fitters

Ingredients:

½ cup quinoa, uncooked

1 tsp. NutriFit Mediterranean Salt Free Spice Blend

¼ cup mozzarella cheese, grated

1/3 cup fat free egg substitute

3 tbsp. rice flour

1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

¼ tsp. sea salt

2 cups cauliflower, chopped

2 tbsp. parmesan cheese

 

Directions:

1.      Rinse the quinoa thoroughly in a colander several times.

2.      Heat a nonstick skillet, toast the quinoa until it begins to pop, stirring constantly. Add 1 cup of water and salt and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 10 minutes, or until water is absorbed. Cool.

3.      Steam cauliflower in microwave until tender. Drain, and coarsely chop.

4.      Preheat oven to 450F. Put a baking pan in the oven to heat it.

Mix quinoa, cauliflower, cheeses, egg substitute, ground rice and seasoning in a large bowl. Shape into 3″ patties. Arrange patties on prepared baking sheet and bake until golden brown, about 20 minutes, turning once.

 

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