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Cheesy Quinoa Bites



I am still a little new to quinoa so I am still trying to figure out how best we like it prepared.  D LOVED this "quinoa tots".  They were cheesy and yummy and packed with good for you stuff!

Here are the ingredients:

4 tbs of ground flax
4 tbs of water (mix with flax and let it sit while you do the rest)

1 cup of quinoa

2 cups of water (or chicken stock)
2 tbs of whole wheat flour
2 tbs of chopped basil
1/4 cup of chopped walnuts
1/2 cup (ok maybe more) of grated pecorino romano cheese - divided
1 tbs of onion powder
1 tbs of garlic powder
1 tbs of olive oil
sea salt to taste

Prepare quinoa according to instructions (usually a 1 to 2 ratio).  When the quinoa is finished mix the rest of the ingredients in a mixing bowl (set aside a bit of the cheese to top each bite).

Put the mixture in a 24 cup, greased, muffin tin and bake for 30 minutes (or until the tops are getting a little brown/the quinoa bites are firm). 

If you are in our house... top with even more cheese and enjoy!

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