Syn Free Beef Quinoa Bites




Yield 4 serving

This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly




  1. Add the quinoa and stock to a saucepan over a medium high heat
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer until liquid is almost absorbed. Turn off heat cover with a lid and leave for 10 mins, then fluff with a fork and set aside to cool. 
  3. Preheat oven to 180c of 350f (gas mark 4)
  4. Add the ground beef, cumin, paprika, tomato paste, chopped coriander, salt, pepper and egg to a bowl, along with the cooled quinoa and mix well to combine.
  5. Line a baking tray with parchment paper
  6. Form the mixture into meatballs (you can make large or mini ones)
  7. Place on the parchment lined tray and spray over the top with spray oil.
  8. Bake in the oven for approx 20 mins until golden and cooked through. 
  9. Enjoy!!


Variation: try added some grated apple or cheese (as part of your HEa), you can also use different ground meat and spices. 

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Amount Per Serving

Calories 279

% Daily Value

Total Fat 9 g


Saturated Fat 2.7 g


Cholesterol 47.8 mg


Sodium 378 mg


Total Carbohydrates 17.3 g


Dietary Fiber 6.2 g


Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 29.8 g


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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