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Black Bean & Squash Veggie Burgers

We always have people with a variety of eating preferences & palates attending our BBQ's. In response, I've always had fun experimenting with flavors and making new burgers for our get-togethers. This time I want to share one that was tried and tested with our family recently and is sure to be a hit at your summer BBQ's. This soy-free veggie burger is packed with flavor, that plays off the herby cilantro and spicy BBQ sauce, topped with an avocado slice on a sesame seed bun. Black Bean & Squash Veggie Burgers By  Emily (Cooking for Kishore) Ingredients 1 14 oz can of Black Beans, drained 1 Red Onion, choppped 1 Cup Cilantro, chopped 1 Tbsp Garlic, minced 1/2 cup Carrot, grated 1/2 cup Sweet Corn 1 cup Butternut Squash, cubed 1/2 tsp Fresh Ground Black Pepper 1/4 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Cumin 2 Tbsp spicy BBQ sauce 1/4 cup Panko Breadcrumbs 6 Sesame Seed Buns Iceberg Lettuce, shredded Tomato, thinly sliced Avocado, thinly sliced Olive Oil Instructions Heat the Olive Oil in

Salmon Cakes

Salmon is probably my favorite fish. It's a versatile, hearty fish that doesn't leave you hungry after eating like some white fish...I'm looking at you Tilapia. There are so many delicious ways to prepare it: Salmon Lox, Salmon Pie, Smoked Salmon Salad, Salmon Poke, Salmon Skewers and of course Salmon Cakes.
I adapted my Grandma Walsh's Cod Cake recipe to make this delicious fish cake using Salmon. This lemony, dill salmon cake is chock full of green veggies and filled out with potatoes making it a great lunch or dinner option. 

Here is my Salmon Cake Recipe:

Salmon Cakes Cooking for Kishore

Salmon Cakes


  • 1lb Skinless Salmon Fillet
  • 4 Yellow Potatoes, peeled
  • 1 Red Onion, chopped
  • 4 Spring Onions, chopped
  • 2 Celery Sticks, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Dill, chopped
  • 1 Lemon, zested & juiced
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 Cup Bread crumbs
  • 1 Egg
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Salad, Lemon Wedges, & Tartar Sauce


  1. Steam cook the potatoes, and salmon.
  2. In a bowl mash the cooked potatoes, and add the cooked flaked salmon. 
  3. Add the celery, onions, dill, lemon zest & juice, salt, and pepper. Mix throughly, and form into 3" wide patties. Heat the oil in a pan to medium hot.
  4. Beat the egg in a separate bowl and dip the patties first in the egg and then in the breadcrumbs. Carefully place in the hot oil and cook till light brown on both sides.
  5. Drain on paper towels and serve hot with greens, lemon and some tartar sauce. Enjoy!
Yield: 4-6 Servings
Prep Time: 10 mins.
Cook time: 30 mins.
Total time: 40 mins.
Tags: salmon cakes, salmon cakes recipe, salmon recipe, Irish recipe, Irish salmon recipe


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