Broccoli Cheddar Quinoa Bites

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  • 3/4 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups broccoli florets, finely diced
  • 1 cup yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded lowfat cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • Crushed red pepper (optional)


Cook quinoa according to package directions and let cool. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine cooled quinoa, eggs, broccoli, onion, garlic, cheese and paprika. Spray mini-muffin tins with cooking spray. Put a heaping tablespoonful of quinoa mixture into each muffin cup. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until edges turn golden brown. Remove from oven, top with crushed red pepper (optional), let cool for 5 minutes, and then gently remove from pan to cool completely.
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