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Easy Dinner Recipe: Salmon Burgers

For a dose of omega-3s, throw together these easy salmon burgers for a quick weeknight dinner.
 

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Serves 4 | Total time: 20 min

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp drained capers (or minced green or black olives)
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 14.75-oz can pink salmon
  • ½ cup plain dried bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 potato sandwich rolls
Directions:
 
1. Beat the eggs lightly in a medium bowl; add the red onion, lemon juice, capers, and mustard. Stir in the salmon, using a fork to break the fish into flakes. Stir in the bread crumbs. Form the mixture into four patties, each about ½" thick and 3 ½" in diameter.
 
2. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium. Add the salmon cakes and cook until golden on the underside, about 4 minutes per side. Place on sandwich rolls and top with fixings as desired.
 

 

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