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Kale and Quinoa Patty Recipe

These Toasted Baby Kale and Quinoa Patties Are Better Than Any Veggie Burger Out There

The following post was originally featured on TheWholeTara and was written by Tara Milhem, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Latina.

Kale, quinoa, and chickpeas come together in a toasted match made in heaven. These toasted baby kale and quinoa patties are super easy to make and don't require any formal kitchen equipment or knowledge. Mix in one bowl, form into patties, then bake until crisp . . . It's that simple. Be warned, though, you won't be able to stop at just one.

Toasted Baby Kale and Quinoa Patties

From The Whole Tara

Kale and Quinoa Patty Recipe


  1. 1 can chickpeas
    ¼ onion, finely chopped
    1 clove garlic, minced
    2 cups OrganicGirl baby kale, chopped
    ¾ cup cooked quinoa
    1 lemon, squeezed
    1 tablespoon tamari
    ½-1 tablespoon olive oil
    Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. In a bowl, place the chickpeas and begin to mash with a fork. Add chopped onion, garlic, kale, and quinoa. Mix everything together until combined. Add lemon juice, tamari, and olive oil and mix again.
  3. Prepare a lightly oiled baking sheet and with your hands, scoop one handful of the mixture and form into a patty. Place on the baking sheet and continue until the mixture runs out. Bake for 15 minutes, then flip. Cook until top is toasted and lightly browned.
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