Healthy Bites: Quinoa Patties with Yogurt Dill Sauce

Published: Sep. 10, 2023 at 8:44 AM CDT
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PEORIA (25News Now) - Celebrate National Whole Grains Month with this unique whole grain dish!

Prep Time: 5-10 minutes

Cook Time: 15-20 minutes


Quinoa Patties

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (cook according to package directions)
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup whole grain Panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup chopped green onion
  • 3 Tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Cooking spray

Yogurt Dill Sauce

  • 1 – 5.3 ounce container non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup chopped tomato
  • 1 Tablespoon grated onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
This recipe serves 6.
This recipe serves 6.(Ashley Simper)


  1. Combine quinoa, egg whites, breadcrumbs, onion, Parmesan, garlic, cumin, and salt in a large bowl. Mix well.
  2. Spray large skillet with cooking spray. Form quinoa into patties and place in skillet over medium heat. Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  3. In a small bowl, combine and mix all yogurt dill sauce ingredients. Serve over quinoa patties.

Serves 6

Nutrition Information

Per 1 quinoa patty with sauce

Calories: 140

Total Fat: 2.5g

Saturated Fat: 0.5g

Sodium: 220mg

Total Carbohydrate: 19g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Total Sugars: 2g

Includes 0g Added Sugars

Protein: 11g

Recipe provided by Ashley Simper, MS, RD, LDN, Manager of Dietetic Services at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.