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Quinoa Fritters

Source: Food & Wine
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Active Time:  20 Minutes
Total Time:  30 Minutes
  6 Servings
RECIPE INGREDIENTS
2/3 cup quinoa
1 1/3 cups water
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup grated cotija cheese
3/4 teaspoon salt
4 scallions, white and light green parts, finely chopped
1/2 bunch Italian parsley leaves, chopped
1 egg
1 egg yolk
3/4 cup vegetable oil
lemon wedges for garnish
Red salsa for serving
Quinoa Fritters Recipe at Cooking.com
DIRECTIONS
Wash the quinoa and drain well. Place a small dry saucepan over high heat. Add the quinoa and toast, shaking and stirring constantly with a wooden spoon to prevent scorching, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a large saucepan and add the water. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook, covered, until the water is absorbed, about 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.


In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, flour, cheese, salt and a pinch of freshly ground black pepper. Add the scallions, parsley, egg and egg yolk. Blend thoroughly with a mixing spoon until the mixture has the consistency of a soft dough.


Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Using two soup spoons, press the batter into egg-shaped ovals and gently slide into the hot oil. Fry until the bottoms are golden and brown, less than a minute. Turn and fry the second side until golden, less than 1 minute. Drain on paper towels and serve warm with lemon wedges and red salsa.


Recipe reprinted by permission of Food and Wine. All rights reserved.
Date Added: 01/01/2008
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Nutrition Facts per Serving
Yield:   6 Servings
Calories: 395
Fat. Total: 32g
Fiber: 3g
Carbohydrates, Total: 22g
Sodium: 383mg
% Cal. from Fat: 73%
Cholesterol: 77mg
Protein: 7g
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Rating: 1
by: Charlotte Reviewed: 06/05/2014
gulten free
this could have been gulten free if you could change some of the ig. one the flour the other probelm is i could use a chesse sub.
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