Quinoa Spinach Meatballs

DSC_0024These turned out so good that my family literally ate all of them in a matter of minutes. These would also work great if you freeze them and use them later for a quick snack or meal. Tops these over a salad, mix with squash pasta, stir fry them with a vegetable dish or eat them alone.DSC_0017

Quinoa Spinach Meatballs

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds of ground lean beef or turkey (If possible, try to get your meat from a good source – organic or grass-fed farm raised.)
  • 1 cup of cooked quinoa
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cup of spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon of red chili flakes
  • 2 tablespoon of  hot sauce or Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of Italian Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt and pepper
  • 2 egg, beaten

Instructions:

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a cookie sheet or cover with parchment paper.
  3. Add all of the ingredients into a large bowl and mix together.
  4. Form into meatballs, rolling in between your hands and then lay out on your baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until golden brown. Rotate them half way through the baking time
  6. ENJOY!!!DSC_0026
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