Sunday, January 22, 2017

Salmon Quinoa Patties

Salmon Quinoa Patties - These delicious little superfood charged salmon patties deliver taste and nutrition in a recipe the whole family will love. From www.bobbiskozykitchen.com

Well, I am venturing out from my bedroom and feel like a bear waking up from hibernation. I caught that bug that was going around, and have spent the last few days bundled up in bed, in the dark, with the TV remote, and Nyquil. I have been living on scrambled eggs, toast, soup, and saltines. Not the most exciting diet, but it was what settled and quieted the tummy rumbles.

Last night was my first meal of "real" food, and I was craving salmon patties. I know that might sound weird to some of you, but since my brief period of time living in the south 20 some years ago, they have become one of my fave comfort foods.

Back in the day I made them with saltine crackers as the binder, and fried them in quite a bit of oil.

These days I have changed them up quite a bit.

Y'all (another leftover from my time in the south) know that I love quinoa right? I have quite a few quinoa recipes here on the blog, some of which have continued to be in the most popular recipes. Recipes like my Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada QuinoaSlow Cooker Tandoori Chicken Quinoa, Grilled Ratatouille Quinoa, and Mediterranean Quinoa Salad.

That gave me the idea to use that little superfood as the binder in my favorite southern comfort food. This would give me the opportunity to add fiber and protein to the recipe, plus make it easier for me to get the rest of the gang to eat quinoa. Oh Kevin will eat it, but it isn't his fave, and Miss Picky Pants has flat out told me that she is not a fan. In fact, when I told her I was putting quinoa in the salmon patties, I got the "what you talkin' ;bout Willis" face.


She luvvvvvvs salmon patties so she was verrrrrrrrrrrry skeptical about this whole idea.

Why do they never trust me?

I wont say everything I tinker with comes out fine. But 99.9% of the time it does!

Oh ye of little faith *sigh*

Anywho, I tossed it all together, and used just a tad of oil in the pan to cook them. I made my coleslaw, and pinto beans (the traditional way we eat them), and got them on the plate.

Kevin dived right in with zero complaints 

While MPP poked at them a bit like she thought they might jump up and bite her. 

She eventually took a bite, and then another, and then begrudgingly told me that they were good.

Ah-haaaaaaa Mom does know what she is doing once in a while!!

Salmon Quinoa Patties - These delicious little superfood charged salmon patties deliver taste and nutrition in a recipe the whole family will love. From www.bobbiskozykitchen.com

Salmon Quinoa Patties

Bobbi Burleson
Salmon Quinoa Patties

These delicious little superfood charged salmon patties deliver taste and nutrition in a recipe the whole family will love.

Ingredients

  • 3 6-ounce cans of boneless skinless pink salmon (recommend Kirkland brand pink salmon)
  • 4 green onions, chopped (whites and greens)
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley leaves, chopped (reserve about 1 tablespoon for garnish if desired)
  • Zest of a small lemon
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cup cooked quinoa, completely cooled
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Equipment Used

Instructions

  1. Add salmon, along with the liquid in the can, to a large bowl and flake with fork. Mix in the green onion,parsley, lemon zest, and eggs. using your hands combine. Add cooked quinoa, and salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Heat olive oil, in a large nonstick skillet, over medium to medium high heat.
  3. Form into salmon mixture into 8 patties. Working in batches fry the patties on one side until golden brown, flip and repeat.
Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.
Cook time: 00 hrs. 12 mins.
Total time: 22 mins.
Tags: salmon, quinoa, gluten free, healthy recipes, quick and easy recipes



Nutritional information via Calorie Count

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Salmon Quinoa Patties - These delicious little superfood charged salmon patties deliver taste and nutrition in a recipe the whole family will love. From www.bobbiskozykitchen.com

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Sheet Pan Pesto Salmon with Asparagus and Tomatoes

Sheet Pan Pesto Salmon with Asparagus and Tomatoes is quick, and easy, but doesn't scrimp on taste. A perfect weekday supper the whole family will love. From www.bobbiskozykitchen.com

My friends, today I am coming to you directly from my living room sofa, in my pjs, bundled up in a blanket with my laptop on my errrrr well on my lap. Tissues close by, a glass of water, and a big ol' pouty face 

Sunday, January 15, 2017

15 Spectacular Smoothie Recipes

15 Spectacular Smoothie Recipes from www.bobbiskozykitchen.com

I know that many of us have vowed to eat better in 2017. Of course I sometimes question what "better" means when I am faced with a big bowl of my Stove Top White Mac and Cheese, or a simple salad. 

Decisions....decisions.....

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Stove Top White Mac and Cheese

Stove Top White Mac and Cheese is uber cheesy, only uses one pot, and is done in no time flat. Who needs a box when you can have this? From www.bobbiskozykitchen.com

Aahhhh today has been one of those days, and it's not over yet *sigh*

Ever have one of those days, when you have so many things planned but none of them go right? Ya, my day, thank you!

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Cheesy Ham and Vegetable Chowder

Cheesy Ham and Vegetable Chowder is creamy, cheesy, and loaded with veggies. It is comfort food at it's finest. From www.bobbiskozykitchen.com

Soooo how is the new year going for you? I hope it is good. But, if it isn't, it is clearly getting better because I am bringing you the recipe for what might be the best chowder on the planet!

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Blackberry Mojito Sparklers


I received free product from Stirrings for this post. All opinions are, of course, my own

When I found out that Stirrings was having a contest to come up with a cocktail using their mixers and rimmers my mind, almost immediately, went to mojitos. 

I am a big time lover of that classic cocktail, but also love to change it up a bit like I did with my Sparkling Raspberry Lime Mojitos and Blueberry Mojitos.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Buffalo Chicken Chopped Salad

Buffalo Chicken Chopped Salad - Trying to eat lighter doesn't mean you have to forgo your favorite foods. It just takes a little imagination. This salad provides all of those Buffalo Chicken Wing flavors, without the extra calories! From www.bobbiskozykitchen.com

So, it is that time of year. The time when everyone is looking back on 2016, taking stock of the things they accomplished, if their plans for the year came to fruition, and planning their resolutions for 2017. Exercise more, drink more, water, read a few great novels.......

Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Most Popular Posts of 2016

The 16 Most Popular Posts of 2016 on www.bobbiskozykitchen

Happy New Year!

 As we usher in the start of a new year, which I am sure will bring good things to us all, I thought it would be nice to go back and revisit a few of the most popular posts of year. So here are the top 16 posts of 2016, just in case you missed them.

I would love to hear what your fave was, and what kind of recipes you are looking for in the new year?