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How to make quinoa cakes with ricotta fig bruschetta

Make Quinoa Cakes With Ricotta Fig Bruschetta

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Innovation in the kitchen is no easy feat. But when you have a flavor combination that really works, we find it\u2019s actually quite easy to get creative.

Innovation in the kitchen is no easy feat. But when you have a flavor combination that really works, we find it’s actually quite easy to get creative.

We\u2019ve teamed up with Curate Snacks to test the theory. Enter Curate\u2019s Dark & Tempting bar: a sweet and savory combo of Mission Figs, orange, balsamic vinegar, hazelnuts, sunflower kernels and quinoa.

We’ve teamed up with Curate Snacks to test the theory. Enter Curate’s Dark & Tempting bar: a sweet and savory combo of Mission Figs, orange, balsamic vinegar, hazelnuts, sunflower kernels and quinoa.

After tinkering in the kitchen a bit, the sunflower-quinoa cake with fig and ricotta bruschetta was born. Think of it as a deconstructed recipe that\u2019s also gourmet, healthy and delicious!

After tinkering in the kitchen a bit, the sunflower-quinoa cake with fig and ricotta bruschetta was born. Think of it as a deconstructed recipe that’s also gourmet, healthy and delicious!

We\u2019ve gotta say, the sunflower kernels really took the quinoa cakes to the next level. They\u2019re really, really tasty when paired with parmesan and garlic.

We’ve gotta say, the sunflower kernels really took the quinoa cakes to the next level. They’re really, really tasty when paired with parmesan and garlic.

In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa and sunflower seeds.

In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa and sunflower seeds.

Add garlic.

Add garlic.

Add parmesan.

Add parmesan.

Add 2 eggs.

Add 2 eggs.

Add 1/3 tsp salt and 1/3 tsp pepper.

Add 1/3 tsp salt and 1/3 tsp pepper.

Mix until combined.

Mix until combined.

In a large saucepan, melt butter or olive oil on medium-high heat.

In a large saucepan, melt butter or olive oil on medium-high heat.

Shape into flat patties.

Shape into flat patties.

Cook until crispy.

Cook until crispy.

Use a mason jar to shape them into uniform patties. Now onto the mint orange salad!

Use a mason jar to shape them into uniform patties. Now onto the mint orange salad!

Seriously, we\u2019re considering throwing a dinner party just to serve these guys. They\u2019re lip-smackingly good.

Seriously, we’re considering throwing a dinner party just to serve these guys. They’re lip-smackingly good.

For the full recipe, including the ricotta fig bruschetta, click here: http://go.brit.co/1T5GK0s

For the full recipe, including the ricotta fig bruschetta, click here: http://go.brit.co/1T5GK0s

  • 2.0c Cooked Quinoa
  • 0.0c Sunflower Seeds
  • 2.0 Eggs
  • 2.0Tbsp Parmesan
  • 1.0tsp Garlic (minced)
  • 2.0Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 0.0tsp Pepper
  • 0.0tsp Salt