Dijon Salmon Cakes With Couscous

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  • Serves 4
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 552 calories
    • Calories 178 calories from fat
    • Fat 20 g
    • Sat Fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 72 mg
    • Sodium 721 mg
    • Protein 36 g
    • Carbohydrate 58 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 52 mg
  • July 2010

Ingredients

  1. Check 110-ounce package couscous
  2. Check 1/2cup halved kalamata olives
  3. Check 1/4cup torn fresh mint
  4. Check 2tablespoons olive oil
  5. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  6. Check 1pound skinless salmon fillet
  7. Check 2 scallions, roughly chopped
  8. Check 1/4cup panko bread crumbs
  9. Check 2tablespoons Dijon mustard

Directions

  1. Cook the couscous according to the package directions. Fold in the olives, mint, 1 tablespoon of the oil, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  2. In a food processor, pulse the salmon, scallions, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper until coarsely chopped.
  3. Mix in the bread crumbs and mustard and form into 8 patties.
  4. Heat the remaining tablespoon of oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook patties until opaque throughout, about 2 minutes per side. Serve with the couscous.