Quinoa Turkey Meatloafs

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 30 min 6
Quinoa Turkey Meatloafs
Health Rating

Ingredients


1/4 cup Quinoa, uncooked
1/2 cup Water
1 1/2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup sliced Yellow onion
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
454 gm Ground turkey, extra lean
1 medium Tomato (diced)
1 cup Baby spinach ((chopped))
1 medium pepper(s) Jalapeno pepper (deseeded and chopped))
1 tbsp Soy sauce (tbsp)
1 medium egg Egg
1 medium head Cauliflower (cut into florets))
1 1/2 tsp Coconut oil (melted)

Instructions


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Place quinoa and water in a small sauce pan over high heat and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to a simmer and cover. Let simmer for 12 minutes and remove from heat. Set aside.
  3. Place olive oil in a small frying pan over medium heat. Saute onions for about 5 minutes or until golden. Add minced garlic and stir for another minute. Remove from heat.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine quinoa, garlic/onion mix, turkey, tomato, spinach, jalapeno, tamari, egg and salt and pepper to taste. Mix well with a spatula until all ingredients are well distributed.
  5. Lightly grease a muffin tin with coconut oil or line each muffin cup with parchment paper. Spoon mixture evenly across muffin tin. Bake in oven for 30 - 40 minutes, or until cooked through.
  6. Serve with a handful of leftover baby spinach and some lightly steamed cauliflower tossed in 1/2 tbsp coconut oil, seasoned with salt and pepper.

Notes:

Turkey

is a great source of lean protein! 

Quinoa

is high in fibre and antioxidants!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 206
Calories from fat 69
Calories from saturated fat 19.8
Total Fat 7.6 g
Saturated Fat 2.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.4 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 290 mg
Potassium 673 mg
Total Carbohydrate 12.0 g
Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
Sugars 3.0 g
Protein 22.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.4
Meat 0.8
Vegetables 2.4

Energy sources


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