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Baked Salmon Cakes & Potato Wedges

Salmon cakes and potatoes get a healthy redux by baking vs. frying. Make the dill sauce first, and add salmon cakes to the oven about 10 minutes after potatoes. Use a seasoning with garlic listed as the first ingredient for best flavor. Serve with steamed broccoli or roasted zucchini.

Nutrition Tip: Salmon is high in omega-3 fatty acids which have been shown to improve memory and efficiency of brain function.

Baked Salmon Cakes & Potato Wedges

Baked Salmon Cakes & Potato Wedges

Salmon cakes and potatoes get a healthy redux by baking vs. frying.

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

Baked Salmon Cakes

  • 1 (14.75oz) can wild caught salmon, drained
  • 6 tablespoons (plus 1/4 cup) whole wheat breadcrumbs, divided
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons salt-free Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped RealSweet® sweet onion
  • 1 large egg

Dill Dipping Sauce

  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup plain lowfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill

Potato Wedges

  • 2 sweet potatoes, sliced into ½” spears
  • 2 russet potatoes, sliced into ½” spears
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning

Instructions

Baked Salmon Cakes

  1. Combine salmon, 6 Tbsp. breadcrumbs, Old Bay, garlic powder, pepper, paprika, bell pepper, onion and egg in medium bowl. Mix well. Shape into 2-inch balls and flatten into tight cakes.
  2. Place remaining ¼ cup breadcrumbs in shallow bowl and lightly coat both sides of patties.
  3. Place on parchment-lined baking sheet lightly sprayed with cooking spray. Lightly spray tops of cakes with cooking spray. Bake 10 minutes; flip and bake 10 minutes or until both sides are lightly browned.

Dill Dipping Sauce

  1. Mix all ingredients in small bowl. Chill 30 minutes to let flavors set.

Potato Wedges

  1. Toss potatoes, oil and seasoning in medium bowl.
  2. Lay in single layer on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake 30-35 minutes or until browned on outside and soft inside.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 447Total Fat: 17gSodium: 597mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 4gSugar: 7gProtein: 30g

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Trish James

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Trish James

Trish is a grocery industry veteran of 15 years, specifically in the produce industry for nine, working alongside health-conscious brands. Trish is the mom of two very active boys and passionate about helping others, especially in her community, which is why she appreciates the work we do at Produce for Kids. She can be found volunteering weekly at her local food bank. Trish loves providing useful, relevant, and realistic resources to Produce for Kids followers – no parent-shaming, just inspiring new habits and celebrating wins. Find her regular contributions on the Produce for Kids Blog.

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