Basil Pesto Salmon Burgers

Basil Pesto Salmon Burger


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  • 28oz. cooked salmon filets
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil pesto
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 green onion, sliced thin
  • a small squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup panko, Japanese breadcrumbs
  • light olive oil for pan-frying
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • arugula for garnish


  1. In a large mixing bowl flake the salmon gently, add the other ingredients, and gently toss to combine. Do not over mix the salmon, you want nice big flakes of salmon.
  2. Form into palm-sized patties and pan fry on medium heat until the edges are lightly browned and crispy.
  3. Remove and place on a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess olive oil.
  4. Serve on buns with arugula and extra basil pesto or Dijon mustard if desired.

Keywords: Salmon Burgers, Basil Pesto Salmon Burgers