Quinoa Meatball Sliders

Finding things baby will eat has become a bit of a struggle. I saw these on another site and thought maybe he would eat them. He didn’t. But they were still good. I did have to modify them based on the ingredients I had on hand, my modified recipe is below.

Quinoa Meatball Sliders on Homemade Buns with Corn and Bean Salad.

Quinoa Meatball Sliders on Homemade Buns with Corn and Bean Salad

Quiona Meatball Sliders
Yields 24
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108 calories
6 g
26 g
6 g
8 g
3 g
38 g
194 g
0 g
0 g
2 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
38g
Yields
24
Amount Per Serving
Calories 108
Calories from Fat 49
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g
8%
Saturated Fat 3g
13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 26mg
9%
Sodium 194mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates 6g
2%
Dietary Fiber 1g
3%
Sugars 0g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A
3%
Vitamin C
1%
Calcium
12%
Iron
5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 pound ground beef
  2. 1 cup quinoa, cooked
  3. 1 egg, large
  4. 1 tablespoon parsley
  5. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  6. 1/3 cup quick oats
  7. salt and pepper to taste
  8. jar of your favorite marinara sauce
  9. parmesan cheese, to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 and line a cookie sheet with foil.
  2. Mix together all ingredients (except for the marinara sauce and parmesan cheese).
  3. Using about a cookie scoop, scoop out meat and form into a ball. Place on cookie sheet. Repeat.
  4. Bake at 375 for about 25 minutes, or until your meatballs are no longer pink in the middle.
  5. Once your meatballs are done, place marinara sauce and parmesan cheese into a large sauce pan and heat up. Then, transfer meatballs into sauce and coat with sauce.
  6. Make sliders by cutting dinner rolls in half, place a meatball in the bun.
Notes
  1. Makes approximately 24 meatballs.
  2. Nutritional information for meatballs only.
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calories
108
fat
6g
protein
8g
carbs
6g
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Adapted from fitfoodiefinds.com
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I used this dinner roll recipe, topped with a little bit of cheese and servered with this delicious corn and bean salad.

It was a great meal even if baby wouldn’t eat it.

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