Kale and Salmon Cakes

  • Author: MelissaKNorris Adapated from Crazy for Kale
  • Prep Time: 8 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 mins
  • Total Time: 14 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x



  • 1 cup finely chopped kale
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 pint canned salmon (or 2 six ounce drained canned salmon from the store)
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 egg (farm fresh if best)
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard


  1. Put kale and water in a small pot. Bring water to boil over medium heat. Boil for 2 minutes then drain.
  2. Put a small amount of lard, butter, or coconut oil in a cast iron skillet over low medium heat.
  3. Mix the kale with the remaining ingredients in a large bowl. With your hands, form 6 patties. Fry for about 3 minutes on each side. Place on plate and enjoy!