We mentioned the importance of getting kids active in the kitchen in yesterday’s blog post. To continue with that message, we wanted to post a recipe that makes a great addition to a homemade, weekend brunch and serves as a wonderful opportunity to get your children to expand their eating and cooking horizons! Salmon is a great source of both DHA and EPA, forms of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to aide in decreasing the risk of heart disease and help fight inflammation. So have the kids help with the potatoes (careful of the knife, of course!) or cracking the egg. Then enjoy a family meal all together to help further foster a positive relationship with food!Photo Credit: Dalboz17 via Compfight cc
Salmon Breakfast Patties
- 1/2 cup sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-sized cubes
- 8 ounces skinless, deboned salmon
- 1 lg egg white
- 3/4 tsp black pepper
- 1/4 tsp kosher salt
- 1/4 cup chopped green onions
- 1 tbsp chopped basil
- 1 tsp canola oil + oil for cooking
- Bring potatoes to a boil in small saucepan. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain and allow to cool.
- Preheat the oven to 350˚F.
- Place salmon in a food processor and pulse until chopped. Add the egg white, salt and pepper. Process until pureed.
- Transfer the mixture to a mixing bowl. Mix in the potatoes, onions, oil and basil.
- Spoon the mixture into burger-sized patties. Set aside.
- Heat a skillet with canola oil over medium-high heat. Add patties and cook until brown (roughly 2 minutes per side). Transfer the cooked patties onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Repeat until all patties are cooked.
- Bake the patties an additional 5-7 minutes in the oven.
- Remove from oven and enjoy!
Recipe adapted from the Mindful Eating Miraval Cookbook.