Spinach and cheddar quinoa cakes with creamy buffalo dip

Spinach and cheddar quinoa cakes with creamy buffalo dip
Spinach and cheddar quinoa cakes with creamy buffalo dip
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    These spinach and cheddar quinoa cakes with creamy buffalo dip are packed full of quinoa, barley and spinach and served with a cream cheese buffalo dip.

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup quinoa (I used red, but any color will do)
    • 1/4 cup barley
    • 1 cup water
    • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 large shallot, minced
    • 1 large garlic clove, minced
    • 3 cups baby spinach, roughly chopped
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 tablespoons milk
    • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
    • 2 tablespoons panko breadcrumbs
    • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
    • salt & pepper
    • oil for pan frying (extra virgin, coconut or bacon fat will do)
    • 3 ounces room temperature cream cheese
    • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
    • 11/2-2 tablespoons buffalo sauce

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 778 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 69 g 106.1%
    • Saturated Fat: 28 g 141.89%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 87 mg 29.03%
    • Sodium: 2017 mg 84.03%
    • Calcium: 202 mg 20.22%
    • Potassium: 174 mg 4.98%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.26%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 28 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.08%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 64.07%
    • Vitamin C 20.51%
    • Vitamin D 14.84%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat13
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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