Anna's Salmon Cake


1 (14ounce) can salmon, drained, skin removed
1/2 cup plain dry bread crumbs* (see note for gluten-free option)
½ cup finely diced red onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 tablespoons light mayonnaise
2 teaspoons horseradish
Vegetable oil cooking spray


Mix all the ingredients except the cooking spray in a medium-size bowl. Form into 4-equal size patties. Coat a medium size nonstick pan with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Cook the salmon cakes on both sides until golden brown.

Yield: 4 patties
Nutrition Breakdown: Calories 280, Fat 11g, (2.5g saturated fat), Cholesterol 155mg, Sodium 300mg, Carbohydrate 16g, Fiber 1g, Protein 27g.
Diabetes Exchange Values: 1 Carbohydrate, 3 ½ Lean meat

Slightly modified and reprinted with permission from the American Dietetic Association's Cooking Healthy Across America (Wiley, 2004).