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Salmon and Quinoa Patties

Salmon and Quinoa Patties

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


  • 2 tablespoons 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 ounces/184 g each, salmon, rinsed and drained
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons green relish 30 mL
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 mL


  1. In a large non-stick pan, heat 1 tablespoon (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 Calories 150 Total Fat 9g Saturated Fat 1.5g Cholesterol 90mg Sodium 360mg Carbohydrates 7g Fiber 1g Sugar 1g Protein 10g

Source: Patricia Chuey, MSc., RD

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