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Quinoa Veggie Bites with Avocado Dipping Sauce

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 1 cup Del Monte® Pre-Cut Broccoli Florets, coarsely chopped
  • ½ tsp. fine sea salt, divided
  • 5 large eggs, well beaten
  • ½ Del Monte® Red Bell Pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 Del Monte® Avocado, pitted and diced
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice from Del Monte® Limes

Instructions:

In a medium saucepan combine quinoa, broccoli, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ¾ cup water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer gently until tender and water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Let stand off heat for 5 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray.

Stir quinoa mixture into eggs, then add bell pepper and cheddar. Spoon mixture into muffin tin, filling cups to the brim.

Bake until eggs are set, 10-12 minutes. Let cool in pan for 5 minutes, then use a small offset spatula or butter knife to remove bites from tin.

In a blender or food processor combine avocado, yogurt, lime juice, and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt. Blend or process until completely smooth, adding water as needed to reach a thick sauce-like consistency, 4-6 tablespoons.

Serve veggie bites with avocado sauce.

Yield:

24 bites

Cook Time:

25-27 minutes


Calories Per Serving:


240

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 240 Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 175mg 58%
Sodium 390mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars 2g
Protein 14g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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