Protein Packed Parmesan Meatball Quinoa Bake

  • Author: The Kitchen Whisperer

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400F, middle rack and butter the insides of six 8 ounce Ramekins .
  2. In a bowl add the cooked quinoa, protein powder, mascarpone, 1 1/2 cups marinara sauce, 1 cup mozzarella and the parmesan cheese. The mixture should be creamy.
  3. Place the ramekins on a baking sheet.
  4. Evenly divide the mixture in each ramekin.
  5. Make a well starting in the center of each ramekin and moving outward. You want a well that is depressed for most of the middle/center. About 14-1/2” deep all the around going up to 1/4” from the edge of the ramekin.
  6. Add 1 large meatball in the middle.
  7. Ladle 1-3 tablespoon of marinara over top.
  8. Evenly divide the shredded mozzarella over top the meatball and ramekin.
  9. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  10. Garnish with oregano.
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