Summer is here, and so is this budget-friendly, picnic-friendly tuna patty recipe!
Whether you're having a cozy backyard get together or making brunch for yourself, this is a great choice.
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Macronutrients

Per 1 patty
Calories: 191
Fat: 10.1 g
Carbohydrates: 7.1 g
Protein: 19.5 g


🕐Time

15 min prep
10-15 min cooling
30 minute bake


🥣 Equipment

A bowl
Fork
Nonstick baking pan + parchment paper

🍴Ingredients


Burgers

2 cans tuna - in water
1 egg
1 tbsp flour or ¼ cup bread crumbs  
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp lemon or lime zest
2 tbsp green onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic
2 tsp mustard
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp red pepper flakes

Slaw
1 ½ cup shredded cabbage - or packaged slaw mix
1/2 cup sour cream or full-fat Greek yogurt
¼ cup cilantro leaves
½  cup green onions
3 tbsp olive oil
2 clove garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 lime, juice
1 tbsp lime zest

Burger buns or Lettuce Leafs or Whole wheat tortillas


👇Steps

Tuna Patty

  1. Mix all the tuna patty ingredients (canned tuna,bread crumbs, egg, chopped green onions, spices, olive oil and mustard) into a bowl
  2. Use a fork to mash and mix it together
  3. Let it sit in fridge for 10-15 minutes
  4. Preheat the oven to 400 F

Cabbage slaw

        1. Mix the slaw ingredients *chopped green onions, cilantro, sour cream, olive oil and mashed garlic cloves)

Back to Tuna Patty

        1. Use your hands to knead the tuna patty mix into a ball
        2. Bake for 30 minutes. 15 minutes in, flip the patty on to the other side