Salmon Burger

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Jan Gautro
For a refreshing sauce, combine 1/2 cup Greek-style yogurt, 3 tablespoons minced cucumber, 1 teaspoon fresh chopped dill, and a pinch of salt.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

1 (14.75-ounce) can salmon, drained
1/4 cup sliced green onion
1/4 cup diced pimientos, drained
1/2 teaspoon lime zest
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 cup plain Greek-style yogurt
1/2 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 whole wheat or poppy seed buns
Garnishes: lettuce, tomato slices, onion slices, cucumber slices

Preparation

1. Combine first 11 ingredients in a bowl, and form mixture into 4 large patties about 1/2 inch thick. (Patties will be soft.)

2. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add patties, and cook 5 minutes on each side. Serve on buns; garnish, if desired.

Note:

Julia Dowling Rutland,

May 2011