Salmon Burgers

Becky Luigart-Stayner

Give beef a break and try quick, simple salmon burgers. Combine salmon with red onion and fresh basil to make a hearty burger with less than 200 calories. Enjoy on toasted fococcia bread for a gourmet meal that’s ready in 10 minutes. Summer entertaining just got so much easier.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 190
  • Calories from fat: 42%
  • Fat: 8.8g
  • Saturated fat: 2.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.1g
  • Protein: 25.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 1.1g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 58mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 236mg
  • Calcium: 21mg

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (1-pound) salmon fillet, skinned and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 large egg white
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 (3/4-ounce) slices focaccia, toasted

Preparation

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine hot pepper sauce and egg white in a small bowl; add egg white mixture to salmon mixture, stirring well to combine.
  2. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add salmon patties, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve patties on toasted focaccia.
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