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  • Writer's pictureGabriele Wolf PhD ND

Salmon Burgers

Updated: Apr 30, 2021

Salmon burgers are a great healthy alternative to red meat! Salmon is a excellent source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids for reducing inflammation, heart health and healthy aging.

12 oz. wild-caught salmon, baked and chopped

• 1/2 lemon, juiced (~2 Tbsp.) + ½ tsp. lemon zest

• 1 small shallot, minced (may substitute 2 cloves garlic, minced)

• 2 green onions, sliced

• 1 Tbsp. fresh dill, chopped (may substitute 1 tsp. dried dill)

• 2 tsp. Dijon mustard

• ¼ tsp. salt

• ¼ tsp. pepper

• 2 eggs

• 1/4 cup almond flower

• 1 Tbsp coconut oil

Avocado Garlic Sauce

• 1 medium avocado, halved and pit removed

• 1/4 cup EVO

• 1/2 lemon, juiced

• 1 tsp. Dijon mustard

• 1 Tbsp. fresh dill (may substitute 1 tsp. dried dill)

• 2 garlic cloves, minced

• ¼ tsp. salt

• 1/8 tsp. pepper


For the burgers:

1. Combine all of the salmon burger ingredients, except the coconut oil, in a large bowl and mix well. If mixture is pretty wet, add additional almond flour 1 Tbsp. at a time.

2. Form into 6-8 patties. Patties easily fall apart until they are cooked. Handle with caution.

3. Heat coconut oil on a griddle or pan to medium-high heat.

4. Once hot (oil must be hot), carefully add burgers to pan and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Patties should sizzle when added to pan.

5. To serve, top with 1-2 Tbsp. avocado garlic sauce and tuck into a lettuce wrap if you wish.

Avocado Garlic Sauce: Combine all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until smooth.

Serving size 2 burgers, bon appetite!

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