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quinoa pizza balls

a recipe by
Deb Crane
Eagle, WI

I discovered this recipe from Chocolate covered Katie's blog. FANTASTIC recipe! A great way to serve healthy pizza bites at your next gathering! Everyone enjoyed these delicious bites! Serve with your favorite pizza sauce for dipping.

method Bake

Ingredients For quinoa pizza balls

  • 1 c
    cooked quinoa
  • 1 c
    pinto beans
  • 1/2 c
    tomato paste
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • small chunks of mozzarella cheese

How To Make quinoa pizza balls

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a sheet for baking the balls.
  • 2
    Mash pinto beans well. Stir in remaining ingredients and mix till smooth. Roll into balls. Make an indent in the middle of each ball and wrap the "dough" around a small chunk of mozzarella cheese.
  • 3
    Place on greased pan and bake for about 30 minutes or until slightly crispy.