Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Cakes

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (cool)
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 + 1/3 cup raw broccoli, chopped very small
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped very small
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tbls. olive oil
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. In a medium pan over medium heat, warm olive oil, then add onions, broccoli, and carrots. Saute until bright and translucent, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Stir in frozen peas, then add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, then fold in the cheese, cooked quinoa, and veggies. Add more salt to taste.
  5. Pack the mixture into a quarter cup measuring cup, then knock the cakes onto a greased cookie sheet, spaced evenly.
  6. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes, then flip, and bake 5-8 minutes more.
  7. Cool slightly and serve.