Very healthy recipe with tons of superfoods.
Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Add salt, black pepper, and garlic. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a skillet over medium heat; add onion. Cook and stir until translucent, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Add kale and spinach to hot skillet; cook and stir until tender, 2 to 3 minutes.
Combine cooked quinoa, onions, kale, spinach, mozzarella cheese, bread crumbs, and flaxseed meal in a bowl; stir to combine. Add beaten egg; mix well.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Oil a baking sheet.
Form golf-ball-size portions of the quinoa mixture into patties. Place on the prepared baking sheet.
Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown and crusty, about 15 minutes per side.
Per Serving: 156 calories; protein 5.7g; carbohydrates 13.5g; fat 9g; cholesterol 21.5mg; sodium 294.4mg.