Fall Quinoa Sweet Potato Cakes

Makes 6 cakes

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (about 1/2 cup dry cooked in 1 cup water)
  • 3/4 cup┬ábaked sweet potato, peel removed
  • 2 Tbs unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 Tbs cinammon *
  1. Preheat your oven to 400┬░ F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine 1 cup of the cooked quinoa with the flesh of the baked sweet potato and mash together.
  3. Add in your egg white, applesauce, and cinnamon and continue to mix.
  4. Slowly add the remaining 1 cup of quinoa to the mix.
  5. Form into 6 patties and place on a baking sheet coated with non-stick spray.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove and flip the cakes. Then bake for another 10 minutes.
  7. Serve and Enjoy!
* If you plan to use these cakes in salads I suggest you use oregano, salt, and thyme instead of cinnamon. The cinnamon would work well with sweet accompaniements.