Southwest Salmon Burgers

  • Yield: 4 servings


2 (6-inch) corn tortillas
1pound salmon fillets (without bones or skin)
1/2cup finely chopped green onion
1tablespoon olive oil
1/4cup barbecue sauce
2tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1tablespoon fresh lime juice
1teaspoon prepared horseradish
1teaspoon Dijon mustard
4whole grain burger rolls, toasted (or 4 sheets flatbread)


  1. Tear tortillas into bite-size pieces and transfer to bowl of a food processor. Process until finely ground. Remove. There will be about 1/2 cup.
  2. Place salmon in bowl of a food processor and pulse until coarse. Combine salmon, ground tortillas, green onions, olive oil, barbecue sauce, cilantro, lime juice, horseradish, and mustard; stir well. Refrigerate until well chilled, about 1 hour.
  3. Form mixture into 4 patties. In a nonstick skillet, cook over medium-high heat, 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Serve on toasted rolls or flatbread with lettuce, tomato, onion and extra barbecue sauce.

Recipe adapted from Positively Ageless A 28-Day Plan for a Younger Slimmer, Sexier You © 2007 by Cheryl Forberg. Permission granted by Rodale, Inc., Emmaus, PA 18098

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 327
  • Fat 14g
  • Cholesterol 5-,g
  • Sodium 303mg
  • Carbohydrate 30g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Protein 18g