Southwest Quinoa Cakes

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15Ingredients
60Minutes
360Calories

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup quinoa (preferably red quinoa)
  • 4 large eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 cup canned black beans (rinsed)
  • 3/4 cup cottage cheese (reduced-fat)
  • 1/4 cup scallions (sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (plus a pinch, divided)
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 14 ounces diced tomatoes (fire-roasted)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce (small, see Tip)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 avocado (chopped)
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    NutritionView More

    360Calories
    Sodium21% DV510mg
    Fat26% DV17g
    Protein39% DV20g
    Carbs12% DV35g
    Fiber32% DV8g
    Calories360Calories from Fat150
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat17g26%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol160mg53%
    Sodium510mg21%
    Potassium690mg20%
    Protein20g39%
    Calories from Fat150
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate35g12%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Sugars4g8%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C20%
    Calcium25%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(2)

    Jade Elan 2 years ago
    they stuck to the muffin cups. otherwise, my kids loved them and so did i. i added corn and served with a fresh salsa. so delicious.
    kaylah a. 4 years ago
    The southwest quinoa cakes are a great bite sized snack for the busy teacher or office person. The salsa is spicy but has a bold flavor. It pairs well with avocado, sour cream, and chips.

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