Quinoa Pizza Bites
These protein packed bite size morsels are great to have on the go or as an appetizer. Omit the pepperoni and this gluten free quinoa recipe is easily vegetarian as well!
2 cups cooked quinoa
2 large eggs (beaten)
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
2 tsp minced garlic
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
1 cup chopped pepperoni slices (~1/2 of a 7 oz bag)
1/2 tsp seasoning salt
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp dried crushed oregano
pizza sauce for dipping
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Mix together all ingredients, except pizza sauce, in a medium mixing bowl.
3. Distribute mixture into a greased mini muffin tin, filling each cup to the top (1 heaping Tbs each), and press down gently to compact.
4. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
Serves 8 (5 bites per person)
Nutritional Information for 5 bites per MY FITNESS PAL: Calories – 175, Fat – 10g, Protein – 9g, Fiber – 2g, Calcium – 10mg, Carbs – 12g
Dr. Crysta Serné
Vancouver Chiropractor and owner of Vitality Clinic
*recipe courtesy of missbefit.tv