Cheesy Quinoa Sliders

cheesy quinoa sliders Side Dish
Cheesy Quinoa Sliders
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 12


1 cup uncooked quinoa
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 pinch salt and pepper
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 cup thinly sliced scallions
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1 cup cubed mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup vegetable oil
12 slider buns, split
1 avocado, sliced
1 cup prepared pesto


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  • 1
    Cook the quinoa in boiling water until little spirals form, about 15 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl to cool.
  • 2
    Once cooled, add the flour, Parmesan and a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  • 3
    Then add the cilantro, scallions, egg and egg yolk. Stir again to combine. Lastly, add the cubes of cheese. Give it one more stir.
  • 4
    Using your hands, form meatball-sized balls and place them on a rimmed baking sheet.
  • 5
    Heat the oil in a cast iron skillet until hot. Add the sliders and cook on both sides until browned and crispy and the cheese is melting.
  • 6
    Serve on slider buns with sliced avocado and pesto sauce.

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