Salmon Burgers

Salmon Burgers
Servings: 4
Prep time: 15 mins; cooking time: 11 mins
Nutrition/serving: 190 calories,
8.8g fat (2.1g sat, 3.8g mono, 2.1g poly)
1.1g carbohydrates, 25.2g protein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (1-pound) salmon fillet, skinned and chopped 
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 large egg white 
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 (3/4-ounce) slices focaccia, toasted

Preparation

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine hot pepper sauce and egg white in a small bowl; add egg white mixture to salmon mixture, stirring well to combine.
  2. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add salmon patties, and cook 3 minutes on each side or ...

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Posted Wednesday, June 18, 2014 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees

 
 
 

Green Chile Bison Burger

Green Chile Bison Burger
Servings: 4
Prep time: 15 mins; cooking time: 11 mins
Nutrition/serving: 349 calories,
15g fat (6g sat, 5g mono), 4g fiber
26g carbohydrates, 31g protein
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 pound ground bison or lean (90% or leaner) ground beef
  • 2 4-ounce cans diced green chiles, drained, divided
  • 1/2 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns, toasted
  • 1 cup very thinly sliced iceberg or romaine lettuce

 

PREPARATION

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Place onion in a small bowl and cover with cold water.
  3. Place bison, 1 can drained chiles, 1/4 cup cheese, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Gently combine without overmixing. Form into 4 patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
  4. Oil the grill rack. Grill the burgers, turning once, about 4 to 5 minutes per side. Top each burger ...

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Posted Monday, May 19, 2014 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees

 
 
 

Mini Grilled Portobello Mushroom Sliders

Mini Grilled Portobello Mushroom Sliders

 

Prep Time: 10 mins     Grill Time: 5-8 mins
    Total Time: 15-18 mins 
Yield: 6 Servings     Serving Size: 1 mini burger
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ingredients

  • 6 whole wheat slider buns
  • 6 baby portobello mushrooms, caps brushed clean with a damp paper towel and stems removed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • pinch of brown sugar
  • pinch of ground cayenne pepper
  • pinch of salt, to taste
  • freshly-ground black pepper, to taste
  • 6 small slices smoked gouda cheese
  • 3 roma or campari tomatoes, sliced
  • lettuce of choice, torn into small pieces
  • ketchup and mustard, to taste

 

Directions

  1. In a bowl toss the mushroom caps with olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper. Set aside.
  2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat and brush with olive oil. Once heated, open the slider buns and grill until toasted. Set aside.
  3. Place the mushroom caps on the grill, cap ...

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Posted Friday, July 5, 2013 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Appetizers, Entrees

 
 
 

Mini Turkey Burgers with Gorgonzola

Mini Turkey Burgers with Gorgonzola

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes     Cook Time: 5 minutes    
Total Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 12 Burgers     Serving Size: 1 Burger    
Calories per serving: 169

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 pounds ground turkey breast
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons minced sweet gherkin pickle (about 2 small)
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 (1-ounce) dinner rolls
  • 6 curly leaf lettuce leaves, torn in half

Instructions

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Add cheese, stirring with a fork just until combined.
  2. Divide turkey mixture into 12 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/4-inch-thick patty.
  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add 4 patties; cook 2 minutes. Carefully turn patties over; cook 2 minutes or until done.
  4. Combine ...

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Posted Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees