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Pesto Salmon Burger

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Pesto Salmon Burger

The rich flavors of homemade pesto meld with this classic salmon burger for a creative take on a classic. It’s so simple, yet tastes so complex, you’ll be asking yourself why you never made your own pesto before!

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4


2 cans (5 oz) BUMBLE BEE® Prime Fillet® Atlantic Salmon, drained and flaked

1 cup packed fresh basil leaves

1 clove garlic

1 tablespoon pine nuts

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 tablespoons water

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/3 cup chopped red onion

1/3 cup chopped mushrooms

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 egg

1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1/2 teaspoon reduced sodium soy sauce

3 tablespoons whole wheat flour

1 cup baby spinach, divided

4 whole wheat hamburger buns


Combine basil through black pepper in a blender or small food processor and pulse until smooth. Set aside. saute the onions and mushrooms in olive oil over medium high heat until softened, about 5 minutes. Flake both cans of tuna into a medium sized bowl and stir in onions and mushrooms. Stir the Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce into the egg. Gently stir egg mixture into the salmon until fully combined. Stir in flour until mixture begins to stick together. Form mixture into 4 patties.

Coat a skillet with cooking spray and fry patties over medium-high heat until golden brown on the outside and cooked through, about 3 minutes on each side. Serve each patty on a whole grain bun spread with 1 tablespoon pesto and 1/4 cup baby spinach leaves.

Nutrition Information

For one serving (208g) - 1 burger on bun: Calories 292 (75 from fat), Fat 8g (Saturated 2.5g), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 63mg, Sodium 483mg, Total Carbohydrate 25g, Fiber 3g, Sugars 4g, Protein 21g

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