Savory Turkey Sausage Quinoa Bites

Tasty little bites that are great as finger foods for gatherings or afternoon snacks for the kids.

Original recipe makes 20 muffins


cooking spray
1/2 pound ground turkey sausage
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon ground dried sage
2 cups cooked quinoa
1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 green onions, diced
2 eggs, whisked
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

  • PREP

    20 mins

  • COOK

    20 mins


    40 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly spray a mini-muffin pan with cooking spray.
  2. Mix turkey sausage, garlic, and sage in a skillet over medium-high heat; cook and stir until browned, about 6 minutes. Drain.
  3. Mix browned sausage mixture, quinoa, Cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, green onions, eggs, flour, and black pepper together in a medium bowl until well-blended. Spoon mixture into prepared muffin cups.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 20 minutes.


Calories: 166 kcal
Carbohydrates: 10.2 g
Cholesterol: 70 mg
Fat: 8.8 g
Fiber: 1.3 g
Protein: 11.6 g
Sodium: 335 mg