Dill Salmon Burgers

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I am back in California after a week home in Massachusetts and happy to be back to work and back at home on the blog. I missed it and all of you a lot. With the sun shining and Memorial Day just around the corner, all I am thinking about is burgers and delicious summer recipes. This simple salmon burger recipe is a great alternative to a traditional burger and is perfect over a bed of greens or on your favorite bread. You can mix up the spices and add whatever you like Cajun or blackened is delicious and it can be a quick go to dinner or lunch since it freezes really well. The trick to this recipe is blending about 1/4 of the salmon into a paste to serve as the binding agent in the recipe. This means that you can avoid adding eggs or mayo which typically binds the salmon. Also, since I was eating alone last night I just cooked my burger in a pan but these work great on the grill as well.

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Dill Salmon Burgers

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  • 1 lb skinless boneless coho salmon
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 U shallot, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/16 tsp. hot sauce

Nutritional Facts

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Amount Per Serving
Calories 222
Calories from Fat 7
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 51mg
Sodium 214mg
Total Carbohydrate 10g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Protein 27g


  1. Take the salmon and cut it into small chunks.
  2. Add 1/4 of the salmon to a food processor with the mustard, yogurt, lemon, and Tabasco. Pulse the mixture until it becomes a paste.
  3. Add the remaining salmon and shallots and pulse until it is just combined. Do not over process the salmon and try to make sure the pieces remain over a 1/4 inch of so.
  4. Pour into a bowl and mix in the bread crumbs, salt, pepper, and dill. Divide the mixture into burgers.
  5. Add 1 tsp of olive oil to a pan over medium heat. Cook the burger for 3 minutes on each side. Serve on great bread or a bed of greens.
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4 servings 153g 222 cal 10 g 8 g 27 g 1 g 2 g 51 g 214 g 2 g

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