Source: Patricia Chuey, MSc., RD | Category: Diabetes-Friendly, Entrees, Heart-Smart, Sauté/Stir-Frying

Salmon and Quinoa Patties

Delicious. Simple. Healthy. Enjoy these patties accompanied with grilled vegetables, on whole grain rolls or made into 16 mini-patties for an easy appetizer.

Salmon and Quinoa Patties

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp canola oil, divided 30 mL
  • 1 cup minced onion 250 mL
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery 125 mL
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa 250 mL
  • 2 cans, 6.5 oz / 184 g each, salmon, rinsed and drained
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp green relish 30 mL
  • 1/2 tsp salt 2 mL 

Instructions

  • 1. In a large non-stick pan, heat 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil over medium heat. Add onion and celery and sauté for about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 2. In large bowl, combine prepared quinoa with cooked onions and celery. Add salmon, eggs, relish and salt. Stir well to combine.
  • 3. Shape mixture into 8 patties, about 1/3 cup (75 mL) mixture each.
  • 4. In a saucepan, heat remaining canola oil over medium heat.
  • 5. Cook patties for 3 to 4 minutes, undisturbed, or until golden brown. Flip over and continue cooking for about 4 additional minutes.

Yield

8 patties

serving size

1 pattie   

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories150
Total Fat9 g
Saturated Fat1.5 g
Cholesterol90 mg
Carbohydrates7 g
Fiber1 g
Sugars1 g
Protein10 g
Sodium360 mg