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Smokey Aubergine & Quinoa Patties

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Author: Louise-Claire Cayzer

Ingredients

  • 1 whole aubergine , cut into 1 inch slices
  • 3 tbs oil
  • 1 ½ cups quinoa , cooked
  • 2 spring onions , sliced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon fresh basil
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ small red chilli (or a sprinkle of cayenne, make as spicy as you like!)
  • 2 Tbs pine nuts (optional)
  • ½ - 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • extra oil for frying.

Instructions

  • Slick the aubergine slices in oil & bake in a hot oven until squishy- around 20 mins, turning once.
  • Once cooked, blitz them plus the garlic & spring onion & Pine nuts (if using) in a food processer
  • Transfer to a bowl & add the quinoa, herbs & chilli & paprika
  • Roll the mixture into balls & coat in the panko bread crumbs.
  • Pan fry the patties until golden.
  • Serve with salad or use like a burger.