1 lb ground beef or turkey
1-1/2 cups quinoa, cooked
1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
2 tsp dried cumin, or 4 drops cumin essential oil added to 1 tsp olive oil
1 pastured egg, or the equivalent using flax seed or chia seed substitute
Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Using one hand and a spoon, form into small meatballs, about 1-1/2 inches diameter.
Place in a baking dish. Bake for approximately 20-30 minutes, or until no longer pink inside. All ovens are different!
Serve with marinara sauce, hummus, or drizzle with balsamic vinegar.