Want to make use of your favorite veggies? Grab a package of our quinoa and jasmine rice blend, some parmesan cheese, and try out these vegetarian quinoa cakes.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Coat a 6-count muffin pan with non-stick spray.
Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, jalapeño and garlic; sauté for one minute. Add carrot, and cook for two minutes, stirring occasionally. Add zucchini, baby spinach, salt and pepper. Stir to combine and cook for another minute.
Remove saucepan from heat and transfer vegetable mixture to a large bowl. Stir in rice and quinoa.
Allow mixture to cool for about 10 minutes. Stir eggs and parmesan cheese into quinoa mixture.
Fill the prepared muffin cups with mixture, pressing mixture down with a spoon. Top each with grated Cheddar cheese. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Serve warm with sweet chili sauce. Store in tightly covered container in the refrigerator.
Packed with veggies including jalapeños, zucchini, carrots, and spinach, these quinoa cakes aren’t just full of flavor, but also a great way to use up any veggies you have laying around in the fridge. After all, no one likes to see their veggies go bad. That said, after making these delicious savory cakes, you might just end up bulking up on veggies and making these a weekly staple.
Didn’t think it could get any better? Well, it can. Besides the convenience of making use of your favorite vegetables, these quinoa cakes are also quite easy to assemble. After sautéing your choice of veggies, all you’ll need to do is combine a few eggs, parmesan cheese, and our Carolina® Jasmine Rice with Quinoa, and you’ll be halfway done!
Before heading into the oven, these morsels receive an added topper of salty, savory decency with a sprinkle of cheddar cheese. Then baked for 30 minutes, these bites are browned up to perfection and joined with a sweet chili dipping sauce.
Enjoy these tasty vegetarian quinoa and jasmine rice veggie cakes for a tasty weekday snack or an addition to your next family gathering. Prepped in muffin cups, they’re the ideal size for any post-lunch snack time, or a quick way to kill any hunger you’re on the go and between meals.
Want to switch up our jasmine rice blends? Swap out Carolina® Jasmine Rice with Red & Wild Rice for a bit of a nutty taste.