Gluten-Free Cheesy Quinoa Pizza Parcels

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The gluten-free quinoa pizza parcels are made with chicken or turkey, a selection of Italian spices, quinoa, tomatoes and Gruyere cheese. Serve at large parties or as a tasty snack. The Gruyere cheese is what makes these nuggets so delicious! Serve warm or at room temperature. You can also add your favourite dip if you wish

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 lb. ground lean turkey or chicken
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. GF dried basil
  • ½ tsp. GF ground black pepper (for younger children I would omit this ingredient)
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. yellow or red minced onion
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 ½ cup Gruyere cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup GF all purpose flour blend
  • 1 tsp. GF baking soda
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F
  • Spread the meat on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and season with sea salt, oregano, basil and black pepper. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool. Reduce oven temperature to 375 F
  • Place quinoa, cooked meat, tomato, onion, parsley, Gruyere cheese, olive oil, and eggs in a bowl. Using a fork break down the meat into the other ingredients. Mix together flour and baking soda and stir into the mixture.
  • Using a spoon make small balls the size of a walnut and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 18 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature


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