Quinoa Sliders
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Southwestern
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Serves: 4 patties
A healthier Quinoa alternative to your traditional "burger"
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • ¼ cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup whole kernel corn
  • ½ cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Olive oil
  • Avocado cream sauce:
  • 1 avocado, pitted and diced
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • ⅓ cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
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  1. For avocado cream sauce, combine avocado, garlic, Greek yogurt, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper in the bowl of a food processor; set aside.
  2. In another bowl, combine cooked quinoa, Parmesan, Panko, flour, garlic powder, lime juice, eggs, corn, beans, salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Divide the mixture into 8 balls; press each lightly to form ¼-inch-thick patties.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the patties to the skillet and cook until browned and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  5. Spread avocado cream sauce on top of patties while hot. Add lettuce and tomato.
  6. Enjoy!
Recipe by My Judy the Foodie at https://www.myjudythefoodie.com/2017/04/quinoa-sliders/