Southwest Salmon Cakes

Servings 6 Servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds salmon cooked and flaked
  • 3 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 medium red onion diced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper de-seeded, de-ribbed and diced
  • 2 tablespoons minced cilantro
  • 1/2 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • olive oil


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Cook salmon.
  • In a large bowl, place all ingredients except olive oil. Using your very clean
  • hands, combine thoroughly then form mixture into 1- to 2-inch patties.
  • Coat a large skillet with olive oil over medium-high heat. Add salmon patties and cook for 4 to 6
  • minutes per side or until cooked through.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed baby red potatoes and steamed asparagus.
VEGETARIAN: Use TVP crumbles instead of salmon (if patties don’t stick together, just heat through and serve as is).
KOSHER: No changes necessary.
GLUTEN FREE: Use gluten free bread crumbs or make your own from gluten free bread.
NUTRITION: Per Serving: 268 Calories; 8g Fat; 29g Protein; 18g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 166mg Cholesterol; 744mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 7
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