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.
quinoa pizza balls
Servings: 18pizza balls
2cupscooked red or brown beans, well drained
clovea pinch of garlic powder or 1 minced garlic
salt black pepper to taste
18 1/2-inchcubes mozzarella (omit if you are vegan)
Mash beans in a food processor or with an immersion blender. Add remaining ingredients and mix with a spoon.
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.
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.
Serve as an appetizer with a dipping sauce or as a sandwich filler or even on top of pasta.