Quinoa cake carrot and leek


To change the traditional potato pancakes or vegetable pancakes, treat yourself to these delicious quinoa patties Carrot and Leek.

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 200 g quinoa
  • 1 leek
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 eggs
  • 30g butter
  • 2 tbsp. Tablespoons’grapeseed oil
  • coarse salt

Health : benefits and virtues of carrots and benefits and virtues of the leek

Quinoa cake Carrot and Leek

  • Rinse the quinoa under’cold water.
  • Bring a pan of’salt water with salt to boil, add quinoa.
  • Bake 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • Remove the outer leaves of the leek too firm and its ends.
  • Wash and’chop finely.
  • Peel, wash and cut into julienne carrots.

In a skillet,

  • Melt the butter, add the carrots and leeks.
  • Cook 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Cool.

In a bowl,

  • Gather quinoa, the contents of the pan and the eggs.
  • Mix well.

In small stoves,

  • Heat the’oil, put some of the contents of the bowl.
  • Flatten to’Using’a spatula.
  • Heat the wafers 3 minutes on the first side.
  • Turn and cook another 3 minutes.

Pour It Up!

B.A.BA the head


Minced chicken with paprika cream: l’ideal accompaniment to this cake. To do this, cut 4 chicken breasts into
strips and sauté in 30 g butter 4-5 minutes. Sprinkle with paprika, add 10 cl cream. Reduce.

To better shape these patties: place a circle stainless steel 6 inches in diameter in the pan, fill it
quinoa, press down well. Cook 2 minutes on each side and finish cooking for 5 minutes in an oven at 150 ° C (th.5).

Words from the kitchen

Slice: cut into thin slices.

Cut Back : Evaporate a liquid to concentrate the flavor of’food by bringing it to a boil.

Sauter: which enables fast cooking’make a nice color and set the taste by’contribution of’a fat.

Cut into thin strips: Cut into even slices 1 to 2 mm thick and then overlay and cut into filaments few inches = enfins cut sticks (eg leek julienne orange peel julienne ...).

Recipe: T. Bryone, Photo: C. Herlédan