Gluten Free Day 4 – Quinoa Pizza Bites

For the 12 days leading up to Christmas, we will be posting 1 new Gluten Free recipe a day. These are perfect as an appetizer, finger foods, or simple dishes to take to holiday parties (or even make just for yourself!).  Enjoy!

Ingredients:

Day 4 - Quinoa Pizza Bites
  1. 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa    (3/4 cup dry)

  2. 2 large eggs

  3. 1/2 small onion, diced

  4. 1 cup 2% mozzarella cheese, shredded

  5. 2 cloves garlic, minced

  6. 2 1/2 oz turkey pepperoni, – diced

  7. 1/2 tsp garlic salt

  8. 1 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning

  9. 2/3 cup pizza sauce, for dipping

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray a mini cupcake tin with olive oil.

  2. Mix together all ingredients, except pizza sauce, in a medium mixing bowl. Distribute mixture into muffin tin, filling each cup to the top and press down gently to compact. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

  3. Remove from oven and allow to cool 2-3 minutes before serving.

Yield: 24 quinoa bites.

Nutrition Information (per bite, with pizza sauce): 51 calories; 1.9 g. fat; 22 mg. cholesterol; 143 mg. sodium; 4.9 g. carbohydrate; 0.5 g. fiber; 3.6 g. protein