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Quinoa and salmon patties

8-10 minutes (5 minutes)
Serves 4
    3/4 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 300g broccoli, cut into florets
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 2 x 130g cans pink salmon in springwater, drained, flaked
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • Olive oil spray
  • 80g baby spinach
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, halved, sliced
  • 1 x 250g punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 60g reduced fat feta, crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic glaze
Place the quinoa in a medium saucepan with 2 cups water and bring to the
boil. Reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 12 minutes, then turn off the
heat and allow to cool.

Cook broccoli in a saucepan of boiling water until just tender. Drain.
Refresh under cold running water. Drain, and coarsely chop.

Whisk eggs and flour in a large bowl until smooth. Add quinoa, broccoli,
salmon, parsley and lemon zest. Season the mixture with cracked pepper and
stir until well combined.

Spray a large, non-stick frying pan with olive oil and set over medium-high
heat.

Form medium sized patties with your hands, and cook patties for 2-3 minutes
each side, or until golden and cooked through. Repeat with remaining batter.

Combine, spinach, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, feta and balsamic glaze in a
salad bowl. Serve patties with salad.

Optional extras include lime wedge, freshly chopped chilli or Greek-style
yoghurt.

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