Spicy Potato & Quinoa Cakes

Spicy Potato & Quinoa Cakes

These Spicy Potato & Quinoa Cakes are the perfect summery addition to your lunch or dinner. This recipe even comes with a refreshing Coconut Yoghurt dipping sauce that goes so well with these potato cakes.

These are made without any flour and are gluten free and vegan.

Spicy Potato & Quinoa Cakes

gluten free, vegan, dairy free, egg free, refined sugar free
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 large cakes

Ingredients

  • 850 g white potatoes chopped into cubes and boiled
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 red onion finely diced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 pinches chilli flakes
  • 1 squeeze fresh lime
  • 1 Handful chopped coriander
  • 100 g precooked quinoa
  • Salt & pepper

Optional Sauce:

  • 3 heaped tbsp coconut yoghurt I like to use a runny one
  • 1/2 fresh chilli deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 Juice fresh lime
  • Small handful fresh coriander chopped
  • Pinch of salt & pepper

Method

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 200C
  2. Roughly chop the potatoes (no peeling needed) into cubes and place in boiling water with a couple pinches of salt for 10-12 minutes
  3. Meanwhile finely chop the red onion
  4. Heat a small pan with the olive oil, crushed garlic and red onion for a couple minutes
  5. Now add the paprika, chilli flakes, lime juice and fresh coriander to cook for a further couple minutes
  6. Drain the potties and run under a cold tap for a minute or so until they have cooled down before placing back in the pot you boiled them in
  7. Mash the potatoes and then add the spice mixture, precooked quinoa and and pinch of salt & pepper and mix thoroughly
  8. Now shape into cakes (roughly 6 large ones) and place onto a baking tray.
  9. Finally drizzle over olive oil and place in the oven for 40 minutes making sure to turn them at the half way mark
  10. Optional dip: simply add all the ingredients into a small bowl and mix

Tips

Highly recommend trying the dip to go alongside these spicy potato cakes with a refreshing salad.

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Potato Cakes and Salad

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