Spinach Avocado Quinoa Balls Recipe

Spinach Avocado Quinoa Balls Recipe

This vegan quinoa recipe is very healthy and nutritious. They are salty and savory making this vegan recipe with quinoa perfect for salads, pastas, wraps, and more. Additionally they even make a great quinoa burger recipe.

I wasn’t sure what exactly to title this vegan recipe. Are they veggie puffs, fritters, meatballs? Either way they made great use of my ripe avocados and added a healthy plant based item to my salad. I also ate some as a vegan quinoa burger recipe with whole wheat tortillas.

This recipe with quinoa combines avocado and spinach for its beautiful color. The avocado plus vegan egg replacement helps bind the “meatball” together. You can even make them more flat before baking and create a veggie patty/fritter shape.

All you need to make vegan quinoa burger recipe is a few simple ingredients. Ingredients for this recipe include 1 cup quinoa, 2 cups water and 3 cups spinach. You will also need 1 large avocado 1 tbsp Bobs Red Mill Egg Replacer or 1 flax egg.

Flax eggs are perfect for plant based recipes like this one

vegan quinoa burger recipe

Flax eggs are perfect for recipe with quinoa. All you have to do is mix one tablespoon ground flaxseed meal with three tablespoons of water. Mix together, and let sit in your fridge for 15- 30 minutes to set up and thicken).

Other ingredients for vegan quinoa burger recipe include 1/2 tbsp seasoning salt and 2/3 cup almond flour. The directions are super simple as well. Combine 1 cup quinoa and 2 cups water to a boil, reduce heat and allow to simmer while stirring occasionally for 15 minutes. Remove heat and set cooked quinoa aside to cool down. Use a food processor to blend spinach, avocado, and seasoning.

Once blended add the almond flour to the recipe. Scoop the avocado mixture into a large mixing bowl and add the quinoa and mix together. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F for the perfect quinoa burger recipe. Spray a sheet pan with nonstick cooking spray. Use a spoon or your hands to make 12 round portions of quinoa balls.

Bake vegan recipe with quinoa for 30 minutes

Spinach Avocado Quinoa Balls

This recipe is very delicious, healthy and nutritious.

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword almond flour, gluten free, healthy, oven baked, plant based, quinoa, vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Resting time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 85 kcal
Author admin

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa dry
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 1 Large Avocado
  • 3 Cups spinach
  • 1 portion flax egg mix one tablespoon ground flaxseed meal with three tablespoons of water. Mix together, and let sit in your fridge for 15- 30 minutes to set up and thicken
  • 1/2 tbsp seasoning salt
  • 2/3 Cup almond flour

Instructions

  1. Combine 1 cup quinoa and 2 cups water to a boil, reduce heat and allow to simmer while stirring occasionally for 15 minutes

  2. Remove heat and set aside to cool down

  3. Use a food processor to blend spinach, avocado, and seasoning

  4. Once blended add the almond flour and blend again until thoroughly combined

  5. Scoop the avocado mixture into a large mixing bowl and add the quinoa and flax egg and mix together

  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

  7. Spray a sheet pan with nonstick cooking spray

  8. Use a spoon or your hands to make 12 round portions of quinoa balls

  9. Bake for 30 minutes

Recipe Notes

Recipe tip – you can use any egg replacement for these quinoa balls. If you leave it out all together the recipe will still work, just be a bit harder to hold together. Bobs Red Mill Egg Replacement is a great option as well.

You could also try adding 2 tbsp vegetable oil as a binding agent.

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