Eggplant Quinoa Loaf

Recipe by Dandy Lyons
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Boil 3 cups of water and add the quinoa. Reduce heat to low and cover for about 25 minutes, until water is absorbed.
  • While the quinoa is cooking, cut the eggplant up into 1/2" slices and chop the spinach.
  • Steam the eggplant in about 1" of water until soft, about 10 minutes.
  • Chop up the onion.
  • By this time, the quinoa should be done. Transfer to a large bowl and mix with the flour, salt, pepper, cayenne, and whatever else you desire.
  • Add the oil and mix lightly.
  • Mix in the spinach and onion (and whatever other veggies you want).
  • Lightly oil a loaf pan and fill it halfway with the quinoa mixture. Place a single layer of the eggplant on top and spoon the rest of the quinoa mixture into the pan. top with the rest of the eggplant.
  • Sprinkle sunflower seeds on top and bake for about 35 minutes.
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