SALMON BURGERS WITH TOMATO AIOLI

Make your own dill and lemon-flavoured salmon patties for these delicious fish burgers. We like serving them with our homemade Sesame Hamburger Buns and tangy Tomato Aioli.

Yield: Serves 4.

SALMON BURGERS WITH TOMATO AIOLI

Ingredients

  • ​1 lb (0.5 kg) skinless salmon fillet, cubed
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) soft fresh bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) whole grain mustard
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
  • 4 Sesame Hamburger Buns, halved, or whole wheat hamburger buns
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Thin slices red onion
  • Tomato Aioli

Directions

  1. Place salmon and egg in a food processor; process, using an on/off motion, until salmon is chopped.
  2. Transfer salmon mixture to a bowl. Add bread crumbs, green onion, dill, lemon juice, mustard and salt; stir until well blended.
  3. Shape mixture into 4 patties.
  4. Heat oil in a large non-stick frypan over medium heat.
  5. Cook patties until browned on both sides and completely cooked, about 5 minutes per side.
  6. Serve in Sesame Hamburger Buns with lettuce, red onion and Tomato Aioli.
Nutritional analysis per serving:

489 calories, 21.5 g fat, 33.5 g protein, 38.5 g carbohydrate, 1.5 g fibre, 541 mg sodium

*Ingredient not included in nutritional analysis.

TOMATO AIOLI

Ingredients

  • ​1/2 cup (125 mL) light mayonnaise
  • 1 Roma tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) freshly ground pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

Yield: Makes 3/4 cup (175 mL).

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl until blended.
Nutritional analysis per 2 tbsp (25 mL) serving:

57 calories, 5 g fat, 0.2 g protein, 3.1 g carbohydrate, 0.2 g fibre, 159 mg sodium