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Healthy Salmon Quinoa Burgers

Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

These wild Salmon burgers are combined with quinoa and kale making them protein-rich and filled with Omega-3's.

Healthy Salmon Quinoa Burgers

 16 oz Wild Salmon Fillet, skin removed
 1 tsp Olive Oil
  cup Diced Shallots
 1 cup Kale, chopped
 Kosher Sea Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste
 ¾ cup Cooked Quinoa
 2 tbsp Dijon Mustard
 ½ tsp Old Bay
 1 Large Egg, beaten
For the salad:
 2 ½ tbsp Olive Oil
 2 ½ tbsp Champagne Vinegar
 2 tbsp Minced Shallots
 1 ¼ tsp Dijon Mustard
 Sea Salt and Black Pepper, to taste
 10 Loose Cups of Baby Arugula
 1 Large Pink Grapefruit, peeled and diced

In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, vinegar, shallots, dijon, salt and pepper.


Cut about a 4 oz piece off or the salmon and place in a food processor or chopper to finely chop. This will help hold the burgers together.


With a knife finely chop the remaining salmon, transfer to a large work bowl.


Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, add the oil and saute shallots and kale. Season with salt and pepper and cook over medium heat until wilted and tender, about 4 to 5 minutes.


Transfer to the bowl with salmon along with quinoa, Dijon, Old Bay and egg. Mix to combine, then form into 5 patties, about 1/2 cup each.


Lightly heat a nonstick grill pan or skillet over medium heat, when hot spray with oil and add the salmon patties. Cook the 4 to 5 minutes, then gently turn and cook an additional 4 to 5 minutes, or until cooked through.


Toss the dressing with the arugula and grapefruit; divide on four plates.


Top each salad with a salmon burger.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 277
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g20%
Cholesterol 105mg35%
Sodium 338mg15%
Total Carbohydrate 17g6%

Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 23g46%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.