This recipe for Gluten-Free Quinoa Cheese Puffs will make you totally forget that quinoa is "healthy!" Known as a super grain, quinoa is packed with essential amino acids. These muffin-like puffs are perfect for a dinner party or just to keep on hand for an everyday snack.
Quinoa Cheese Puffs
1 cup raw quinoa, made into a meal 1 3/4 cups milk or cream 1/4 pound butter, softened 2 large eggs 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup corn meal 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. 2. Put quinoa into into a food processor or grinder and grind until a fine powder forms. Put into a mixing bowl and reserve. 3. In a standing mixer, combine milk, eggs, and butter. 4. Add salt, corn meal, and baking powder to the quinoa meal and mix together well. Slowly add into the wet ingredients. Mix until all ingredients are well combined. 5. Pour into greased muffin tin and bake for 15 minutes or until puffs are set.