Curried Quinoa Patties

When planning meals for my family I always need a vegetarian option at dinner since one of my daughters is a vegetarian. I got this recipe from my mom who has amazing vegetarian dishes. This recipe makes a lot so you can place leftovers in the freezer and pull them out as needed.

Curried Quinoa Patties

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  • 3 cups of sweet potato puree (dice and boil potatoes until soft, drain and mash)
  • 3 cups of cooked quinoa (1 cup dry quinoa with 2 cups water cook for approx 20 mins)
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet onions
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat over to 400° F.
  2. Place sweet potatoes and cooked quinoa in a bowl.
  3. Sauté your onions and garlic in a small saucepan with olive oil until tender.
  4. Add salt, paprika, cumin, and curry to the onion mixture and cook for 15 seconds.
  5. Add the onion mixture to the quinoa sweet potato mixture.
  6. Add cilantro, oregano, black pepper, and mix well.
  7. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spray lightly with oil.
  8. Form the patties into burger shapes and place them on the baking sheet.
  9. Lightly spray the tops of the patties.
  10. Bake for 20 minutes or until crispy, flipping them half way through cooking.
  11. Makes approximately 12-15 patties.


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