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Salmon Burgers with Blueberry-Lemon Raita

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Nutrition Facts

Makes: 6 Serving(s)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 180

Total Fat: 5g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 50mg

Sodium: 560mg

Total Carbohyrdates: 9g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Sugars: 7g

Protein: 23g

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This Recipe Makes: 6 Serving(s)

What you'll need

  • 1 small lemon
  • 1 1/2 cup plain Greek-style yogurt (12 ounces)
  • 1/3 cup dried blueberries, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped chives
  • 2 tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tbsp. finely shredded carrot
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 lb salmon fillet, boneless, skinless, cut into cubes and well chilled
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped scallion, mostly green
  • 1 tsp. ancho chili powder
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. egg white, lightly beaten (recommend pasteurized)


  • Step 1
    With a paring knife, remove the peel and white membrane from the lemon and cut out the sections; discard the membranes, Chop the lemon sections into small pieces. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together the lemon, yogurt, dried, blueberries, chives, cilantro, onion, carrot, cumin, salt and pepper, refrigerate.
  • Step 2
    In a food processor, roughly chop the cold salmon with 2 or 3 pulses; do not over mix; refrigerate. In a separate bowl, mix scallion, chili powder, salt and pepper, stir in egg white. Lightly toss scallion mixture with chopped salmon. Form into 6 patties; grill or sear until cooked through, about 5 minutes on each side. Serve salmon burgers with raita.

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Fat: 1/2
  • Meat/Meat Substitutes: Very Lean: 3
  • Carbohydrate: 1/2