Lean and Green No-Fuss Salmon Burgers with Cucumber Salad

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No-Fuss Salmon Burgers with Cucumber Salad
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This salmon burger pattie eats like a crab cake, but with the use of approved ingredients instead of breadcrumbs. Enjoy this flavorful option by yourself or with the entire family!

Do you dream of eating
American
food at almost every meal? Complete this lean and green
No-Fuss Salmon Burgers with Cucumber Salad
recipe and you'll be creating a
American
entree that is absolutely amazing, keeps you on plan and satisfies your cravings!

 

Difficulty
Easy
Servings
3
Cooking Time
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes

About Chris Sloan

Chris Sloan, OPTAVIA Coach 75lbs weight loss

My name is Chris Sloan and I, like so many others struggled with my weight for years not realizing the toll being overweight was taking on my body. At the beginning of 2021 I began to take my weight loss efforts seriously and have lost 75 lbs so far on the OPTAVIA optimal weight 5 in 1 Plan! It's been amazing, and while my journey isn't over, I'm well on my way!

When I started I had a hard time finding the top OPTAVIA 5&1 recipes, so I was so inspired to build this website to help compile some of what I felt are the best OPTAVIA recipes around. I'm happy to share it with you as well!

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Lean & Green No-Fuss Salmon Burgers with Cucumber Salad Ingredients

  • 1 large Eggs Beaten
  • 11/2 tbsp Light Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Onion Minced
  • 1/4 tsp Dried Parsley
  • 1 dash Black Pepper
  • 1.5 oz Canned Pink Salmon
  • 1 packet OPTAVIA Multigrain Crackers Crushed
  • 1 can Light Cooking Spray
  • 1 oz Plain Non-Fat Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Dill
  • 1 dash Salt (optional)*
  • 1 dash Black Pepper
  • 3 cup Cucumber Sliced

Lean & Green No-Fuss Salmon Burgers with Cucumber Salad Instructions

  1. In a small bowl whisk together the egg, light mayo, lemon juice, minced onion, dried parsley, and pepper.
  2. Gently fold in salmon (drained skinless and boneless pink salmon, packed in water) and crackers.
  3. Divide mixture in half, and half, and shape into two patties. Cook on a lightly greased skillet over medium-high heat until golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes per side.
  4. Meanwhile, whisk together in yogurt, vinegar, dill, salt(optional), and pepper. Pour over cucumber thinly sliced, and stir to mix in. Chill until ready to serve.

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Hey there, 

We went to make this recipe and the amount of salmon seems "off".  The recipe talks about making two patties, but then serves 3?  We are still trying ti figure this whole Optavia program out.   Have to say that the patties were a huge hit with our large family of teenage boys...would just like to make sure we are eating what we should be eating. 

 

Thank you for putting together this website!  We are going to be using lots of your recipes in the near future!

Is the "1.5 oz Canned Pink Salmon" correct?  We can get cans around 4 oz.  Should this be 14.5 oz, the large cans?

I wasn’t aware Optavia had multigrain crackers - is there more info on these or a comparable cracker in another brand?

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