Sweet Potato Quinoa Cakes

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet Potato Quinoa Cakes

(recipe found at http://www.eatingbirdfood.com)

 

  • 1 lb. sweet potatoes (2 medium sized), peeled and cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 1 cup quinoa,  cooked
  • 1 cup lundburg wild rice blend, cooked
  • ½ cup green onions, chopped
  • ½ cup dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dried sage
  • ½ tablespoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

Prep

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Steam sweet potato chunks for 20-25 minutes. Then puree sweet potatoes with handheld mixer or mash well with a potato masher.
  3. Combine mashed sweet potatoes, cooked quinoa, cooked rice, green onions, cranberries, sage, salt and pepper.
  4. Form and flatten portions of the “dough” into patties.
  5. Lay the patties onto parchment paper that has been sprayed with cooking spray (or stoneware) and bake for 15-20 minutes until they’re lightly brown and crisp on the outside. **I like mine to be fairly crisp and found that this amount of time was not enough for my liking. I let them go for another 10 minutes and they still weren’t crisp enough for me so I did end up pan frying them quickly (I just used olive oil pan spray in the skillet) on both sides just until browned.**
  6. Serve warm, at room temperature, or straight from the fridge.
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