Quinoa and Chia Sliders

Servings: Serves 8

6 tablespoons
1 ½ cups
1 cup
acorn squash, steamed
½ cup
onion, minced
1 teaspoon
serrano pepper, minced
1 teaspoon
fresh tarragon, chopped
1 teaspoon
sea salt
¼ teaspoon
black pepper
2 tablespoons


Treat your guests to a healthy and natural take on the traditional slider with Chef Suzy’s Quinoa & Chia Sliders. These delicious finger foods combine hearty tri-color quinoa and black chia with acorn squash, a flavorful avocado puree to create your new party-ready favorite!

Quinoa Sliders:

  1. In a small bowl, combine water with Milled Chia Seed until paste has formed and set aside.
  2. In large bowl, combine cooked Tri-Color Quinoa, squash, onion, Gluten-Free All Purpose Flour, serrano pepper, tarragon, salt, pepper, and 1 tablespoon rice bran oil.
  3. Add chia mixture until fully incorporated.
  4. Oil hands with ½ tablespoon of rice bran oil, and form slider mixture into ¼ cup patties.
  5. In a large sauté pan, place remaining ½ tablespoon rice bran oil over medium heat.
  6. Sauté quinoa sliders for 4 minutes, until browned.
  7. Flip quinoa sliders and sauté on side 2, for 3 minutes.
  8. Serve warm on mini pretzel buns with fresh spinach and avocado puree.

Reference: https://www.nowfoods.com/now/recipes/quinoa-and-chia-sliders