How to Make Quinoa Cakes With Ricotta Fig Bruschetta

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How to Make Quinoa Cakes With Ricotta Fig Bruschetta Recipe
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Innovation in the kitchen is no easy feat. But when you have a flavor combination that really works, we find it’s actually quite easy to get creative.

Innovation in the kitchen is no easy feat. But when you have a flavor combination that really works, we find it’s actually quite easy to get creative.

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We’ve teamed up with Curate Snacks to test the theory. Enter Curate’s Dark & Tempting bar: a sweet and savory combo of Mission Figs, orange, balsamic vinegar, hazelnuts, sunflower kernels and quinoa.

We’ve teamed up with Curate Snacks to test the theory. Enter Curate’s Dark & Tempting bar: a sweet and savory combo of Mission Figs, orange, balsamic vinegar, hazelnuts, sunflower kernels and quinoa.

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After tinkering in the kitchen a bit, the sunflower-quinoa cake with fig and ricotta bruschetta was born. Think of it as a deconstructed recipe that’s also gourmet, healthy and delicious!

After tinkering in the kitchen a bit, the sunflower-quinoa cake with fig and ricotta bruschetta was born. Think of it as a deconstructed recipe that’s also gourmet, healthy and delicious!

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We’ve gotta say, the sunflower kernels really took the quinoa cakes to the next level. They’re really, really tasty when paired with parmesan and garlic.

We’ve gotta say, the sunflower kernels really took the quinoa cakes to the next level. They’re really, really tasty when paired with parmesan and garlic.

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In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa and sunflower seeds.

In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa and sunflower seeds.

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Add garlic.

Add garlic.

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Add parmesan.

Add parmesan.

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Add 2 eggs.

Add 2 eggs.

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Add 1/3 tsp salt and 1/3 tsp pepper.

Add 1/3 tsp salt and 1/3 tsp pepper.

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Mix until combined.

Mix until combined.

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In a large saucepan, melt butter or olive oil on medium-high heat.

In a large saucepan, melt butter or olive oil on medium-high heat.

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Shape into flat patties.

Shape into flat patties.

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Cook until crispy.

Cook until crispy.

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Use a mason jar to shape them into uniform patties. Now onto the mint orange salad!

Use a mason jar to shape them into uniform patties. Now onto the mint orange salad!

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Seriously, we’re considering throwing a dinner party just to serve these guys. They’re lip-smackingly good.

Seriously, we’re considering throwing a dinner party just to serve these guys. They’re lip-smackingly good.

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For the full recipe, including the ricotta fig bruschetta, click here: http://go.brit.co/1T5GK0s

For the full recipe, including the ricotta fig bruschetta, click here: go.brit.co/1T5GK0s

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For more on this yummy recipe, check out this video!

For more on this yummy recipe, check out this video!

Ingredients

2 Cups Cooked Quinoa 
¼ Cups Sunflower Seeds 
2 Eggs 
2 Tablespoons Parmesan 
1 Teaspoon Garlic (minced) 
2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter 
Teaspoons Pepper 
Teaspoons Salt 
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