Spinach Quinoa Cakes

On Meatless Mondays, these hearty cakes are gone quick. 

 

what you need: 

1 cup frozen young spinach leaves ( thawed)
1 Egg
3 tablesp. veggie broth
1/2 onion finely chopped
1 garlic pressed
1 tablesp. olive oil
3 tablesp. whole grain flour ( or gluten free cake flour)
salt ,pepper
1/2 teasp. paprika
1/4 teasp. gluten free baking powder
1 tablesp. fresh lemon juice
zest of  one lemon
1/2 cup feta cheese crumbled
1 cup quinoa
1 tablesp, fresh chopped parsley
4 tablesp. olive oil 
 
 

cook quinoa in 2 1/4 cups of water  and a 3/4 teasp. salt for 20 min and let it expand for 5 min. add  the quinoa  to a blender and blend till it’s really fine. now add every ingredient, except for the feta cheese and the egg. blend everything well together to you have a nice thick batter, and season with salt and pepper ( taste it, so you know how much you will need). now add the egg and blend just till all is well incorporated.  add the batter to a bowl and fold in the feta cheese. heat a  pan with the olive oile and bake with  the quinoa cakes like pancakes (on middel-high heat), until golden and crisp.

serve with a garlic-herb yogurt sauce

good luck 🙂

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