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Salmon burgers on plate topped with tahini, avocado slices and sesame seeds. Pickled onions, tahini, feta, spinach and lemon around the side.

Spinach Feta Salmon Burgers

  • Author: Caitlin Rule
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 patties 1x
  • Category: Seafood
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: Dinner


Epic gluten-free spinach feta burgers ready in 20 minutes. These are the easiest and tastiest healthy salmon burgers made with canned salmon and cooked on the stovetop (no grill needed).


  • 14.75oz/ 415g canned red salmon, drained
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup regular or gluten-free breadcrumbs*
  • 1/4 red onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 cups chopped baby spinach leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice + zest
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup grated feta cheese
  • Olive oil cooking spray, to cook


  1. In a large bowl, combine drained salmon with all the other ingredients. Mix well with hands until fully incorporated.
  2. Form into 8 palm sized patties. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to firm up (for best results, otherwise skip to next step).
  3. Heat a large skillet with a little olive oil cooking spray and cook patties for about 4-5 minutes on each side.
  4. Serve on bun of choice and with desired toppings.


  • Can. sub almond meal for a grain free option.
  • Store uncooked or leftover patties in an airtight container in the fridge for about 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months. You can reheat them on the stovetop or enjoy them cold.

Keywords: spinach feta burgers, healthy salmon burgers