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Another short and quick recipe involving fresh summer ingredients. This time Vegetable -quinoa patties made of Broccoli / Corn which are the stars of the dish.

Corn is a whole grain food rich in vitamin B12, folic acid, and iron which assist the body’s production of red blood cells. Numerous studies have shown that whole grain food lowers the risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. Did you know that corn can grow to be many different colors such as red, orange, purple, blue, white, and black.

Broccoli is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fibers. Regular meal planning with broccoli can help lower blood sugar levels providing diabetic control. Some of the nutrients in broccoli such as; calcium, vitamin K, and phosphorus help maintain healthy bones. Moreover, antioxidants in broccoli can help to prevent some joint disorders.

Vegetable-Quinoa Patties (Corn/Broccoli)

  • 1 lb broccoli/corn (fine chopped or processed)
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 0.5 cup Fried Onions (optional)
  • 3 tbsp chickpea/Lentil flour (any flour will work)
  • 2 pinch salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 0.5 cup sesame seeds/breadcrumbs
  1. Knead all ingredients for about two minutes; place in the refrigerator for half an hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F
  3. Form small flat patties from the vegetable mixture.
  4. Sprinkle with sesame seeds or breadcrumbs (optional).
  5. Drizzle with olive oil; cook for 20 minutes in the preheated oven or fry in a pan.