Quinoa and Rutabaga Patties

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Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 8
Quinoa and Rutabaga Patties
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1 cup Quinoa, cooked
1 cup cubes Rutabaga, Swedish turnip, raw (grated)
1/4 cup chopped Shallots (diced)
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1/4 cup Chives (minced)
1/4 cup Parsley, fresh (minced)
2 large Egg (lightly beaten)
1/2 tsp Turmeric, ground
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1/4 tsp Black pepper
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (you can use coconut oil)
2 tbsp Plain yogurt, 1- 2% M.F. (for garnish or use plain coconut yogurt)
1 tbsp Parsley, fresh


1. Preheat oven to 400oF (205oC).

2. In a large bowl, add cooked quinoa, rutabaga, shallot, parsley, chives, garlic, eggs, turmeric, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine thoroughly.

3. Brush a rimmed baking sheet with oil, such as olive or coconut. Using a 1/4 measuring cup, scoop mounds of patty mixture onto a baking sheet and flatten patties with the back of a fork to a thickness of 1 inch. Bake patties for 10 minutes, flip gently to the other side, bake for another 10 minutes.

4. Serve plain or with a garnish with a dollop of yogurt and fresh herbs.


For garnish, option to use coconut yogurt and chives.

Coconut oil can be substituted for olive oil.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 92
Calories from fat 48
Calories from saturated fat 9.0
Total Fat 5.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.1 g
Cholesterol 54 mg
Sodium 174 mg
Potassium 164 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8.3 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Sugars 1.9 g
Protein 3.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.4
Meat Alternative 0.1
Vegetables 0.4

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