Gluten-free Quinoa Patties {Artichoke, Mozzarella, Spinach & Sun-Dried Tomato}

These quinoa patties are flavored with fresh spinach, artichokes, mozzarella cheese and sun-dried tomatoes pan-fried in until golden brown and crispy on each side. Perfect for snacks, lunches or a side dish for dinner!
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten-free quinoa cakes, quinoa cakes, vegetarian quinoa cakes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 234 kcal


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa I like I Heart Keenwah
  • 1 14 oz artichoke hearts
  • 2 cups fresh spinach remove stems
  • 2 cups sun-dried tomatoes I like Bella Sun Luci Julienne-Cut Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup gluten-free breadcrumbs I like 4C gluten-free breadcrumbs
  • 2 large eggs whisked
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
US Customary - Metric


  1. Cook the quinoa according to the package directions. Make sure you add salt. Once cooked put in a large bowl.
  2. Chop artichoke hearts, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes in food processor.
  3. Add vegetable mixture, mozzarella cheese, gluten-free breadcrumbs, eggs, garlic and onion powder to quinoa and combine ingredients with a spoon.
  4. Heat your favorite oil in a large pan over high heat.
  5. With a 1/4 measuring cup scoop out quinoa mixture to form patties. Spray the measuring cup with cooking spray to help with sticking.
  6. Pan fry the quinoa patties on both sides until crispy and golden brown.
  7. Place pattie on a paper towel lined plate.
  8. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Mama says, "Check all of your labels!"

You can use leftover quinoa for the recipe.

Can be frozen and reheated.

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Nutrition Facts
Gluten-free Quinoa Patties {Artichoke, Mozzarella, Spinach & Sun-Dried Tomato}
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 234 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 409mg 17%
Potassium 763mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 7g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 23%
Vitamin C 19.4%
Calcium 13.7%
Iron 16.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.