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Servings: 2

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 13

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 8 Minutes

Ready In: 23 Minutes


  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1-1/4 cups cooked and cooled quinoa
  • 1/3 cup crème fraîche or sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons dried minced garlic
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt (optional)
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat panko breadcrumbs (see note)
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Everything Seasoning
  • 3 ounces smoked salmon
  • 2 teaspoons white sesame seeds


  1. Make the Everything Seasoning: In small bowl, stir together all ingredients
  2. Store at room temperature in an airtight container until ready to use
  3. You will have a little bit left over to sprinkle on other things.Make the Quinoa Cakes: In medium bowl, lightly beat eggs
  4. Add quinoa, breadcrumbs and cheese; stir until well combined
  5. Form mixture into 4 (1/2-inch-thick) cakes
  6. Sprinkle both sides of cakes with Everything Seasoning, lightly pat to adhere.Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat
  7. Spray skillet with cooking spray; transfer cakes to skillet
  8. Cook 4 to 6 minutes per side or until cakes are golden brown.Serve quinoa cakes topped with smoked salmon, crème fraîche and chives.

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