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Salmon Burgers

Salmon Burgers

Give beef a break and try quick, simple salmon burgers. Combine salmon with red onion and fresh basil to make a hearty burger with fewer calories. Enjoy on toasted focaccia bread for a gourmet meal that’s ready in 10 minutes.

Yield:
Makes 4 burgers. 

Serving Size:
1 burger on focaccia

Calories:
320 cal

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

Instructions

  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.
Nutritional Information

Per Serving:  320 calories, 29 gm protein, 24 gm carbohydrate, 12 gm fat

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