Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 5 mins

Toddlers love these healthy, protein filled meal-in-a-patty! this is my version of the one on page 253 of the Better Homes and Gardens new cookbook. I've changed things a little, to make it more toddler friendly, but it's still totally adult friendly too!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 egg white, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon instant minced onion
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans salmon, drained (small tuna fish size cans) or 1 (7 3/4 ounce) can salmon, drained, flaked, and skin and bones removed (ick...go with the tuna size cans...much easier)
  • 12 cup crushed Ritz crackers or 12 cup crushed kashi cracker
  • 1 tablespoon butter or 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 12 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 18 teaspoon pepper


  1. Mix everything together, heat 1 tbs cooing oil in skillet, form mixture into patties and fry in hot oil about 6 minutes or till golden brown, turning once.
  2. make patty size based on audience. toddlers like silver dollar sized patties. adults like burger sized.
  3. add old bay seasoning for an adult twist.