Veggie & Bean Quinoa Bites

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 30 min 6
Veggie & Bean Quinoa Bites
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1 cup Quinoa, cooked
1 cup Chickpeas, canned, drained (rinsed)
1/2 cup Frozen green peas
1/2 cup Diced tomatoes, canned
1/2 cup chopped Yellow bell pepper
1/2 cup Basil, fresh (chopped)
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 large egg Egg
2 large egg Egg white
1/2 cup, shredded Mozzarella cheese, partially skimmed
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, reduced fat (18%)
1 dash Kosher salt


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large bowl, combine all ingredients from quinoa through the garlic.

In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and egg whites. Pour over quinoa mixture, add the cheese and salt, and stir well to combine.

Fill each cup of a mini muffin tin (24 count) with about 1-1½ tablespoons of quinoa vegetable mixture. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool about 5 minutes until cool enough to handle. Then transfer quinoa bites to a wire rack to finish cooling.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 171
Calories from fat 47
Calories from saturated fat 23.2
Total Fat 5.3 g
Saturated Fat 2.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.6 g
Cholesterol 44 mg
Sodium 403 mg
Potassium 261 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20.5 g
Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
Sugars 2.5 g
Protein 12.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.5
Meat Alternative 0.6
Milk Alternative 0.4
Vegetables 0.8

Energy sources