Cottage Cheese Quinoa Cakes

This turned out really well and deliciously.

It reminded me of a goat cheese medallion because it was slightly crunchy on the outside and then warm and soft on the inside. Perfection.

This is just a continuation of the “bring on the spring weather” mindset I have going on. Bright colors. Light salads. Fresh vegetables. Yesyesyes.

PS: Don’t we all love my new blog prop? Thank you, Pier1 clearance.

Cottage Cheese Quinoa Burgers
Adapted from Eating Well Living Thin

3/4 c cooked quinoa
1/4 c cottage cheese
2 tbsp carrot, finely chopped
1 flax egg (1 tbsp flax meal + 3 tbsp warm water)
2 tbsp whole wheat flour
1 green onion, chopped
Pinch of ground cumin
Pinch of garlic pepper
Pinch of chili powder
1 tbsp fresh basil, finely chopped
Pam or olive oil

1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
2. Make patties with hands (about 2).
3. Cook over medium heat in saucepan with olive oil or Pam. Flip until brown and slightly hardened and crispy on each side.

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One thought on “Cottage Cheese Quinoa Cakes

  1. Erika says:

    Omg yum!!! These sound so good. I LOVE fried goat cheese/any kind of fried cheese! I went through a total cottage cheese-hating phase but I feel like I should get back into it. It's healthy right??

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