Salmon burgers are an awesome alternative to the same ol’ boring hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill. Not only are they packed with heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids and countless other beneficial nutrients, they are freakin’ delicious. Bonus.
Further Food Nutritionist Commentary:
By Nikki Nies, MS, Nutritionist
2 pounds salmon fillet, skin removed
2 egg whites
1 tbsp honey mustard
½ cup Panko bread crumbs
2 tablespoon dill weed
½ teaspoon salt
4 whole wheat buns, toasted
condiments, for serving
1. Heat grill or stovetop to medium.
2. Finely chop the salmon. Place in a large Ziploc bag and use a meat pounder to mash it.
3. Place all the salmon in a large bowl. Combine thoroughly with egg whites, mustard, breadcrumbs, salt, and dill weed. Form 4-5 patties.
4. Place the patties on the grill. Cook 5-7 min per side (or to 165 F).
5. Serve the salmon patties on the buns, with the toppings of your choice!
Per Serving: Calories: 491 g; Total Fat: 18 g; Saturated Fat: 2 g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5 g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 7 g; Cholesterol: 125 mg; Sodium: 674 mg; Potassium: 334 mg; Carbohydrate: 29 g; Fiber: 2 g; Sugar: 4 g; Protein: 54 g
Nutrition Bonus: Iron: 20%; Calcium 9%; Vitamin A: 7%
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