Quinoa Mushroom Patties from Hey What’s For Dinner Mom?
Who needs beef when you can eat savory, crispy, filling patties chockfull of hearty quinoa and mushrooms? Laura of Hey What’s For Dinner Mom? has put together Quinoa Mushroom Patties that will surely get added to your Meatless Monday recipe repository!
Quinoa Mushrooms Patties are a tasty protein-packed choice for a Meatless Monday (or everyday vegetarian) dinner or lunch. These patties, bursting with sautéed mushrooms and zucchini, crisp up in a pan in a flash. Try topping them with shredded cheese, pizza sauce or salsa to add exciting flavors to these versatile patties. Keep pre-cooked quinoa on hand to make this meal in a matter of minutes! (Besides, they’re so delicious, you’ll want to prepare them whenever the craving strikes!)
Quinoa Mushroom Patties
Makes 10-16 patties, depending on size
What you’ll need:
- 3 cups cooked quinoa, cooled
- 1 Tablespoon butter
- 2 zucchini, quartered and slices
- 8 baby bella mushrooms, cleaned, stem removed and diced
- 8 white button mushrooms, cleaned, stem removed and sliced
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 minced garlic clove or use garlic powder, I do I’m allergic to raw onions and garlic
- 2 tablespoon minced cilantro
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup bread crumbs
- oil for frying 1-2 Tablespoons
How to make it:
Heat butter in a medium skillet until melted, add the zucchini and mushrooms. Saute for 10 minutes, remove from heat and set aside.
Mix the cooled quinoa with the salt, garlic, cilantro, eggs, bread crumbs and the mushrooms and zucchini mixture. Form patties
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add 2-3 patties to the pan, cook for 6 minutes, or until browned. While cooking, use spatula to press each pattie down.
Flip and brown the other side. Repeat with remaining patties.
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