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Pea & Quinoa Fritters
Pea & Quinoa Fritters

Pea & Quinoa Fritters

1 Hr(s) 45 Min(s) incl. freezing
30 Min(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) 15 Min(s) Cook
Healthy Living
Prepare yourself for some compliments when you break out our Pea & Quinoa Fritters recipe. Our Healthy Living Pea & Quinoa Fritters are lively and bold, with notes of citrus and mint providing a complex and engaging flavor. Plus, this recipe includes a dipping sauce for even more deliciousness.
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1/2 cup quinoa, uncooked
1 tsp. each zest and juice from 1 lemon, divided
3 Tbsp. fresh mint leaves, chopped, divided
1 egg
1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
1/4 cup each frozen baby peas and sliced green onions
1 Tbsp. oil
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Let's Make It
1
Cook quinoa as directed on package; cool slightly. Meanwhile, mix sour cream with lemon juice, 1/2 tsp. lemon zest, 1/4 cup mayo and 1 Tbsp. mint until blended. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
2
Whisk egg in medium bowl until blended. Add quinoa, bread crumbs, cheese, peas, onions, remaining mayo and remaining lemon zest; mix well.
3
Shape into 12 (2-inch) patties, using about 2 Tbsp. quinoa mixture for each patty; place in single layer on baking sheet. Freeze 30 min.
4
Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 2 min. Add half the quinoa patties; cook 4 to 5 min. on each side or until golden brown on both sides. Repeat with remaining quinoa patties.
5
Serve fritters with mayo mixture.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Substitute fresh basil leaves for the mint leaves.
Tip 2
Special Extra
Cover serving platter with arugula before topping with the cooked fritters.
Tip 3
Nutrition Bonus
Whole grain quinoa and spring peas make a smart base for these fritters.
Nutrition
Calories
210
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
17%
Saturated Fat 3g
15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 45mg
15%
Sodium 230mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates 18g
7%
Dietary Fiber 2g
7%
Sugars 2g
4%
Protein 6g
12%
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
2%
Calcium
6%
Iron
2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
6 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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