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    There’s more than one way to enjoy delicious Garden Fresh Gourmet products. Here are some recipes that feature some of your favorites.

    Savory Quinoa

    Spoon Cakes

    Chef Tested & True

    All the recipes on our site have been developed and/or tested by Chef George Vutetakis, our illustrious head of research and development.

    Savory Quinoa Spoon Cakes

    Featuring Garden Fresh Gourmet Mango Peach Salsa.
    Serves 4 to 6 as an appetizer.

     

    Ingredients Quinoa

    1 cup quinoa, uncooked
    2 cups water
    1 teaspoon sea salt
    1 bay leaf

     

    Batter

    1 cup corn flour
    1 tablespoon jalapeño, seeded and minced
    ½ cup cilantro leaves, minced
    1 ½ tablespoons green onion, minced
    ½ teaspoon sea salt
    1 cup water
    2 tablespoons vegetable oil

     

    Garnish

    1 16 oz container Garden Fresh Mango Peach Salsa
    ½ cup cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped

     

    Instructions

    In a large bowl, add corn flour, cooked quinoa, jalapeño, minced cilantro, green onion, salt and water. Mix well and allow to rest for 20 to 30 minutes. In a cast iron griddle or skillet on medium-high heat, add a small amount of vegetable oil. Form cakes by pressing the batter into a tablespoon, then level off. Gently place cake on griddle and repeat until the griddle is full. Turn when brown and cook until other side is brown. Transfer to a plate.