What you’ll need:
2 ½ cups quinoa, cooled
4 cups kale, cleaned, deveined, chopped small
3 large eggs beaten
1 tsp of sea salt
½ red onion, diced small
½ cup chives chopped
½ cup parmesan, grated
2 cloves garlic minced
½ cup breadcrumbs
2 tbsp. coconut oil plus more for frying
Combine quinoa, eggs, Parmesan, chives and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in skillet on medium heat. Sweat onions and garlic, approximately 3 minutes.
- Add kale to skillet and cook until kale is bright green and soft. Add kale mixture to quinoa. Add breadcrumbs and stir to combine ingredients.
- Place clean skillet on medium heat. Add enough oil to coat bottom of pan and form patties using ½ cup quinoa mixture.
- Fry until golden brown on each side, approximately 5 minutes per side. Remove patties, drain on paper towels, and serve.