Healthy Salmon Spinach Burger

Just 20 minutes of prep to whip up fresh and healthy salmon burgers! ... double the yogurt, lemon, dill dressing. It's that good! 
Recipe courtesy of Chef Linda Duggan

Ingredients

  • 1 (5oz) package of Olivia's Organics Baby Spinach
  • 1 pound salmon fillet - skin and small bones removed
  • 1/2 cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • 4 scallions - minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger - grated
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 fat free Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh dill - chopped
  • 4 whole wheat buns

Preparation

  • In a large pan of boiling water with salt added, add spinach and cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove, drain and let cool. Once cooled, place in a dish towel and squeeze out the liquid. Set aside.
  • With a sharp knife, mince the salmon fillet.
  • In a large bowl, mix the minced salmon together with the cooled spinach, panko, egg, garlic, scallions, ginger, soy sauce, salt and pepper.
  • Form mixture into 4 burgers. Place burgers in refrigerator for about one hour.
  • Heat a large sauté pan with 2 tablespoons olive oil on medium high. Add the salmon burgers and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, until browned.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together yogurt, lemon juice and dill. Serve on top of burger.

Categories: Entree, Spinach