Recipe: Snappy Salmon Burgers
Looking to eat heart-healthy? Try these salmon burgers. They’re easy to make and can be cooked on a skillet or grilled.
These salmon patties are not only tasty — they’re rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, too! Make them ahead of time and refrigerate until you’re ready to cook. (Planning to grill? Place salmon burgers in the freezer first for 20 to 30 minutes. That way they’ll hold together better.)
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2 pounds fresh salmon fillets, skinned
½ cup chopped green onions
½ teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons lemon juice
½ teaspoon dried dill weed leaves
Salt and pepper to taste
1 egg white
2 cups crisp rice cereal
Makes 8 burgers. Calories listed are for burger only (without condiments or bun).
Calories from fat: 29%
Saturated fat: 1g
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Total sugars: 1g
Dietary exchanges: ½ starch, 3 lean meat
Source: Holly Clegg’s TRIM & TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence: Cooking Basics Plus 150 Easy Healthy Recipes. Posted with permission.