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Quinoa Boulettes with a Tomato Sauce

Due to the fact that they contain fewer saturated fats, vegan diets have been shown to reduce heart disease risk and what’s more, data shows conclusively that vegans and vegetarians suffer from fewer diseases caused by a modern Western diet.

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    Bread Crumbs 70.0 grams

    Bread Crumbs

    Madras Curry Powder 1.0 grams

    Madras Curry Powder

    All purpose flour 15.0 grams

    All purpose flour

    Quinoa 75.0 grams

    Quinoa

    Tomato 100.0 grams

    Tomato

    Garlic 6.0 grams

    Garlic

    Red Onion 30.0 grams

    Red Onion

    Red Bell Pepper 20.0 grams

    Red Bell Pepper

    Spring Onions 10.0 grams

    Spring Onions

    Fresh Oregano 2.0 grams

    Fresh Oregano

    Fresh Thyme 2.0 grams

    Fresh Thyme

    Tomato Concasse by Let's Cook 100.0 grams

    Tomato Concasse by Let's Cook


    • Time : 30.0 mins
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    • Calories: 599.0 kcal
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    • Protein : 22.0 g
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    • Fat : 8.0 g
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    • Carb. : 113.0 g
    Boil the Quinoa
    Quinoa: You will need to boil the quinoa. In a small pot, cook the quinoa for about 15 minutes. Start with cold salted water.
    The ideal ratio is 1g quinoa to 1.5 ml of water, so:
    75g Quinoa 113ml water
    150g Quinoa 225ml water
    225g Quinoa 338ml water
    300g Quinoa 450ml water.
    Make the Quinoa Balls
    In a bowl, mix the cooked quinoa and the following:
    Red Bell Pepper: chopped into small dices
    Spring Onions: chopped fine
    Thyme: chopped fine (save half for the salsa)
    Fresh Oregano: chopped fine (save half for the salsa)
    Garlic: minced
    Madras curry powder
    AP flour
    and The breadcrumbs.

    Lightly season the quinoa too, if you feel you need too.
    Roll out the Quinoa Balls
    Roll out the quinoa balls. This is a delicate task, so nice and carefully please !
    Lightly fry your Quinoa Balls
    Heat some oil in a pan to about medium heat. Once it is hot enough, start frying the quinoa balls. This should take you about 10 – 15 minutes to let them cook all the way through. You can start the salsa to save time but pay attention to them.
    Make the Salsa

    While the quinoa balls are cooking, make the salsa. Combine the following in a mixing bowl:
    Tomato : chopped
    Onion: chopped
    Minced garlic
    Chopped herbs
    Italian style tomato sauce provided.
    Add some extra virgin olive oil if you would like to and some seasoning.

    Once you salsa and quinoa balls are done; heat the pita and dinner is ready.