lemon tarragon salmon patties~healthy low fat, low carb and tasty!
I made these yesterday for my official entry into the Saucy Mama Kinny Mama recipe contest. There will be a public voting portion; so please bear with me the next few days as I narcissistically pimp myself out.I’ll do my best to keep it subtle.
A subtle narcissist?
Hmmm… hey.. I have a giveaway! Keep reading…
I made a bunch of theses & now I have my freezer stocked with quick and healthy meals. Woo~hoo to that. It’s also brain food with all the good EFAs in there, so not only will I feel healthier when I eat them, I’ll get smarter, too. 😉
These are as easy as meat loaf to make, also. The patties are made by gently pulsing- wait is there such thing as a gentle pulse in a FOOD PROCESSOR?
Let me re=phrase: A quick pulse in the food processor, add a egg , then stir in your mustard and seasonings. There aren’t too many seasonings because the lemon tarragon mustard does that job. I made a little sauce to go along with it that has the same mustard, and it’s mixed with yogurt. You can use Greek or American yogurt; it just depends on your preference for thickness.
So, this is my official entry. Do you like it? I know you’re probably wondering the prize, right? It’s a $500 cash prize and a $500 Spa Finder gift certificate.
I’ll be honest: I’m not a “spa” person. My idea of a mud treatment involves gardening and my idea of foot exfoliation involves running barefoot on the beach. But, hey… I’m open to trying new things. Heck, maybe I’ll spend the $500 on some tiny dog that can wear bows in her hair and then I’ll have a spa day with Foo-Foo.
Nah, I have other plans for that $500 if I win it, involving a portion of tuition.
So, the deadline is today… which happens to be my birthday (yay me!) maybe that’s a good sign. 😉
By the way, if you’d like to try the mustard, please leave a comment at the end of this post.
Winner will be chosen at random March 7th, 2012. US peeps only, please.
|lemon~tarragon salmon patties||
- 1 pound salmon, cut into 1 inch chunks & patted dry
- 2 tablespoons Saucy Mama lemon-tarragon mustard
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 tablespoon parsley
- 1 teaspoon chives
- For the sauce:
- 1/4 cup plain yogurt (either Greek or American)
- 4 tablespoons Saucy Mama Lemon Tarragon mustard
- Place the salmon in a food processor, and pulse just enough to break up
- add the egg and pulse once more
- stir in the seasonings and mustard
- Shape into patties and cook on a well greased (or non stick) grill pan for 3 minutes the first side, and 1-2 minutes the second.
- Serve with yogurt mustard sauce and a nice salad.
A special thank you to Saucy Mama for providing me with the product to make this post possible and for allowing me to host a giveaway.
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