These quinoa cakes are actually the perfect vegetarian burgers. Or, topped with a poached egg, simply served with yogurt or vegetable dip, they are great for parties or served as an appetizer.
- ½ cup (120 g) quinoa
- 2 eggs
- 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley
- 1 tbsp grated cheese
- ½ onion
- 2 garlic cloves
- ¼ cup (50 g) breadcrumbs
- Olive oil
- Rinse quinoa and cook it in 1 cup of salted water for about 20 minutes. Drain well.
- Finely chop garlic, onion, parsley. Add cooked quinoa, 2 lightly beaten eggs and grated cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste. In the end, add breadcrumbs and let stand for a few minutes, so that they soak extra liquid. Shape the mixture into medium-sized cakes, lightly press each with your palms.
- In a skillet, heat olive oil. Bake cakes for 5-7 minutes on each side, until the get nice, brown color.