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Broccoli Quinoa Fritters

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RECIPE BY: My Kale Kitchen

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Packed with flavour, these quinoa fritters are great as a side dish or main dish. A satisfying mixture of textures to please anyone’s tastebuds!

Makes 6-8 fritters

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/3 cup uncooked Royal white quinoa (should yield ½ + 1/3 cups cooked quinoa)
  • 1 broccoli head, cleaned and cut into florets (approximately 13-15 florets of different sizes)
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 flax egg
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp Andean pink salt
  • 10-12 twists of freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ cup sweet corn
  • 1/3 cup carrots, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp quinoa flour

DIRECTIONS

  1. Follow package instructions and cook quinoa.
  2. Preheat oven to 375oF and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  3. While the quinoa is cooking, place broccoli, olive oil, flax egg, garlic cloves, onion powder, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper in a blender or food processor. Pulse/blend until well combined.
  4. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and mix in cooked quinoa, sweet corn, carrots and flour. Using your clean hands, form 6-8 fritters and place them on the baking tray. Bake for 25 minutes, flip and continue to bake for another 10 minutes. Serve hot with dip of choice.

Cooking Notes:

  1. If the fritters don’t hold or the mixture is too sticky, add some more quinoa flour, 1 tbs at a time.
  2. Instead of baking the fritters, you can fry them in a pan with a drizzle of oil until cooked through and brown on both sides.

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