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Salmon Burgers

Salmon Burgers

These are delicious! A simple and tasty way to eat salmon, which is so good for you! Serve as burgers on hamburger buns with lettuce and tomato, or serve with a baked potato and green vegetables for a salmon patty dinner.

Hands-on - 25 min. Serves 4

red or pink salmon, packed in water,
rinsed and drained (or 2 cups flaked)
1 can (15 oz)
saltine crackers 8
seeded and diced red bell pepper 1/4 cup
Miracle Whip Light 3 T
lemon juice (bottled or fresh squeezed) 1 tsp
Tabasco sauce 4 drops
fresh asparagus or green beans 1 bunch
hamburger buns (preferably whole-grain) 4
lettuce leaves 4
tomato, sliced 1
watermelon cubes 4 cups



  • In a medium bowl, remove skin from fish and flake with a fork, mashing bones (great calcium).
  • Crush the crackers and add to bowl.
  • Add the bell pepper, Miracle Whip, lemon juice and Tabasco sauce. 
  • Mix well. Set aside.
  • Snap off asparagus bottoms or ends of green beans and place in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high 7 minutes, until crisp tender.
  • Shape the salmon mix into 4 patties.
  • Coat a large, nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat.
  • Cook salmon cakes, turning once, until lightly browned on each side.
  • Assembled the salmon burgers.
  • Serve with asparagus and watermelon on the side.

Nutrition information

For 1 salmon burger on whole-grain bun,
6 asparagus spears and 1 cup of watermelon

Calories 396
Calories from Fat 32%
Fat 15 g
Saturated Fat 2.4 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 42 mg
Sodium 716 mg
Protein 27 g
Total Carbohydrate 42 g
Sugars 17 g