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Quinoa Pizza Balls
Cook Time
30 mins

Quinoa Pizza Balls - unbeatable pizza flavor with super-healthy quinoa; crunchy on the outside and soft in the inside with a center of melted mozzarella.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: quinoa pizza balls
Servings: 18 pizza balls
Author: dieTTaste
  • 2 cups cooked red or brown beans, well drained
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2/3 cup tomato paste
  • 3 Tbsp breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp hot sauce
  • 3/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • clove a pinch of garlic powder or 1 minced garlic
  • 1 tsp agave nectar
  • salt black pepper to taste
  • 18 1/2- inch cubes mozzarella (omit if you are vegan)
  1. Mash beans in a food processor or with an immersion blender. Add remaining ingredients and mix with a spoon.
  2. Take 2 tablespoons of mixture and place in the palm of your hand. Place a cube of mozzarella (if using) in the center of the mixture and wrap the mixture around the mozzarella to form a ball. Continue this process until there is no more mixture.
  3. Place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and bake in 350 F preheated oven about 30 minutes. Let cool a little bit before removing from a cookie sheet because they can break easily when they are hot.
  4. Serve as an appetizer with a dipping sauce or as a sandwich filler or even on top of pasta.