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Easy Salmon Cakes Recipe

Salmon cakes is a great salmon recipe to use leftover or canned salmon. This healthy, easy salmon cakes recipe uses olive oil and whole-wheat breadcrumbs. See how to make salmon cakes in this video as we show you how to shape and cook the salmon cakes.

Salmon cakes are a tasty way to use cooked leftover salmon or canned salmon and get heart-healthy omega-3 fats in your diet. First, preheat the oven to 450˚F and coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Then sauté 1 chopped small onion and 1 diced stalk celery in 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil until softened, and stir in 2 tablespoons parsley. Put 15 ounces drained canned salmon or 1-1/2 cups leftover cooked salmon in a bowl and flake it with a fork. Mix in 1 beaten egg and 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard. Mix well and add the onion mixture, 1-3/4 cups breadcrumbs and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Then form 8 patties, flattening them out so they're 2-1/2 inches wide. Use 1-1/2 teaspoons of olive oil to cook the salmon cakes until they're golden on both sides, then put them on the baking sheet and finish them in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes. The stovetop-to-oven method makes crispy cakes without using a lot of oil. Serve them with a creamy dill sauce and lemon wedges. Find this recipe and more healthy recipes on eatingwell.com.
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