Salmon Burgers with Yogurt-Tartar Sauce


Turn salmon in to something fun for the whole family with these burgers that think beyond beef.


  • 1 pound skinless wild salmon fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • ¼ cup sliced scallion, plus more for garnish

  • Zest of 1 lemon

  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt

  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling

  • 4 whole-wheat buns, grilled

  • ½ cup Yogurt-Tartar Sauce

  • Tender lettuce, for serving


  1. Pulse salmon in a food processor until coarsely chopped and stir in scallion, zest, and salt.

  2. Form mixture into four patties and chill 30 minutes.

  3. Drizzle patties with oil and grill over medium-high heat until cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

  4. Spread buns with 2 tablespoons Yogurt-Tartar Sauce and top with burger, scallion, and lettuce.

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