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Quinoa Pizza Bites

Tuesday, October 2013

  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup fat free shredded mozzarella
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup diced cherry tomatoes or finely chopped red capscium
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pizza sauce for dipping


  1. Cook the quinoa by boiling the quinoa in 1 cup of water and covering. Once boiling, reduce heat to low, and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes or until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients (except the pizza sauce) in a mixing bowl until well mixed.
  3. Lightly spray the bottom of a mini-muffin tin with olive oil spray. Using a tablespoon, scoop quinoa mix into each muffin tin.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes then allow to cool. Serve warm with pizza sauce for dipping.


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Quinoa Pizza Bites