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white plate sitting on top of a purple napkin on a white surface. On the plate is 3 mini cheesy broccoli quinoa bites and a small handful of sliced grapes. One of the quinoa bites is halfway eaten with a fork.
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4.8 from 5 votes

Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Bites

This handheld meal is a fun way to serve broccoli to your toddler.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 mini muffins
Author: Michele Olivier


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup broccoli finely chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray or line a mini-muffin pan.
  • In a medium bowl, mix all the ingredients together.
  • Fill each muffin cup by dropping in two tablespoons of the quinoa mixture into each muffin cup, pressing down the mixture.
  • Bake for 20-22 minutes or until golden brown on top.
  • Let cool slightly and serve.


Servings: Makes 12 mini muffins
Age: 9+ months