Quinoa Spinach Meatballs
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- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- 1/2 cup onion, chopped
- 3 U garlic cloves, minced
- 8 oz. frozen spinach, defrosted and completed drained of moisture
- 1 tsp. dried oregano
- 2 tbsp. tomato paste
- 1 U egg
- 1 U egg white
- 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic and cook for 5-6 minutes until fragrant and softened.
Add the spinach, oregano, tomato paste, salt, and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
Add to a bowl with the quinoa and stir to combine. Add the eggs, whole wheat bread crumbs, and salt/pepper if needed.
Roll into 4 meatballs per serving (16 meatballs for 4 people) about 1 rounded tablespoon each, and place on the baking sheet. This is 20 meatballs total.
Bake for 12 minutes on the first side. Flip over and bake for 10 more minutes.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
The Nutritional Values provided are estimates only and may vary based on the preparation method.
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