Aquavit Tuna and Salmon Burgers


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Serves 6 | Prep Time 30 | Cook Time 10

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Ingredients You'll Need

1 pound fresh tuna fillet
1/2 pound fresh salmon fillet
1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon purchased pickled ginger, finely chopped
1 tablespoon chili sauce
1 to 2 teaspoons wasabi paste
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
6 soft flatbreads, such as Afghan bread, na'an, or lefsa, or split rolls
Aquavit Green Cabbage Slaw (see recipe attached)
Yellow tomato slices (optional)


Directions

Finely chop the tuna and salmon. In a large mixing bowl combine tuna and salmon with cilantro, lime juice, garlic, 4 teaspoons of the olive oil, the ginger, chili sauce, wasabi, salt, and pepper. Shape into 6 patties about 3/4 inch thick.


Place burger patties on the lightly oiled rack of the grill directly over medium heat. Grill for 10 to 12 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in centers registers 160 degree F, turning burgers once halfway through grilling. Brush the flatbread with remaining olive oil. Toast on grill rack for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown.


Serve burgers folded in flatbread and topped with Aquavit Green Cabbage Slaw and, if desired, yellow tomato slices. Makes 6 burgers.


Aquavit Green Cabbage Slaw: Combine 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt; 1 to 2 cloves garlic, chopped; 2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley; 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill; and 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice in a food processor or blender container. Add 1/8 teaspoon sea salt and 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Cover and process or blend until smooth. Toss with 3 cups finely shredded Napa cabbage in a large mixing bowl. Cover and refrigerate until using or overnight. Makes 4 to 6 servings.


Nutrition facts per serving: 33 cal., 1 g fat (0 g sat. fat), 2 mg chol., 78 mg sodium, 5 g carbo., 2 g fiber, 2 g pro. Daily Values: 16% vit. A, 34% vit. C, 11% calcium, 2% iron.


calories: 344, total fat: 10g, saturated fat: 3g, cholesterol: 55mg, sodium: 554mg, carbohydrate: 33g, fiber: 5g, protein: 33g, vitamin C: 36%, calcium: 12%, iron: 10%



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