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Salmon Burgers with Dill Tartar Sauce

These salmon burgers are so good, so much better than any pre-made thing you can find. Just be sure to use the freshest salmon for these burgers, and you won’t be disappoint.

This recipe was created for Babble’s Family Kitchen.


Salmon Burgers with Dill Tartar Sauce


For the burgers

2 lbs. fresh salmon, coarsely chopped in the food processor and skin removed
1 medium onion
1 clove garlic
1 cup fresh dill (1 cup before chopping or a large handful)
the zest of 1 lemon
the juice of 1/2 a lemon
1 egg
1 cup bread crumbs
2 tablespoons capers
salt and pepper
vegetable or olive oil for cooking

For the sauce

1 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons dill relish
1 tablespoon freshly chopped dill
the juice from 1/2 a lemon
1 tablespoon coarsely ground mustard

Other ingredients

fresh hamburger rolls


1. Place all ingredients for the sauce in a bowl and mix well, set aside.

2. Place onion, garlic, and dill in food processor. Blend until onion and dill are very fine. Combine these ingredients in a large bowl with coarsely chopped salmon, the zest of 1 lemon, the juice of 1/2 a lemon, 1 egg, 1 cup bread crumbs and salt and pepper. Mix well. Take 1/2 cup filling at a time and form into patties.

3. Preheat skillet or grill. Brush or drizzle with oil. Cook burgers for 2 – 3 minutes on each side. Serve on warm buns topped with dill tarter sauce.


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  1. Smith Bites — April 7, 2011 @ 10:16 pm

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