Quinoa Patties with Red Pepper Sauce

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings


  • Stove
  • Food Processor
  • Microwave


  • 1 cup quinoa uncooked
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt divided
  • 3/4 cup water boiling
  • 1/4 cup flax seed ground
  • 12 oz red peppers canned, roasted
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice fresh squeezed, no sugar added or preservatives
  • 1 tsp agave nectar
  • 3 clove garlic minced, divided
  • 1 cup Panko plain
  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp parsley fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning ***Click on Italian Seasoning Recipe link
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin


  • Rinse the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer under cold water.
  • Place the 2 cups of water, 1/2 tsp of salt, and quinoa in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer for 13-15 minutes or until quinoa is tender and water is absorbed.
  • Combine the boiling water and ground flax seed in a small bowl then set to the side.
  • Blend roasted peppers, vinegar, lemon juice, agave, remaining salt and 1 tbsp of garlic in the food processor until smooth. Transfer to a microwave safe bowl then heat for 2 minutes then set aside.
  • Mix together the quinoa, flax seed mixture, Panko, nutritional yeast, parsley, remaining garlic, and Italian seasoning in a large bowl then shape into 12 patties.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat and cook the patties for 6 minutes on each side until browned. Serve patties with the heated red pepper sauce.

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