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Tuna Fish Patties

Tuna Fish Patties

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Shalvie

This is a great recipe I came up with to get rid of leftover bread. I generally use the contents of my vegetable drawer here so I kind of throw in whatever I have at the time, so you can use your own judgment. They taste really nice when eaten with sour cream or low-fat mayo or even on their own - though my husband prefers ketchup. I generally use this recipe as a guideline, so have fun with it!

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  • Calories:
  • 43 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 1.8 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 133 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Soak bread in water in a large shallow dish until softened completely; remove from dish and squeeze as much water from bread as possible.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion, spinach, and garlic in the hot oil until the onion softens, about 5 minutes.
  3. Mix the onion mixture with tuna, mushrooms, zucchini, celery, eggs, dill, salt, pepper, basil, and oregano in a large bowl. Form the mixture into about 24 thin, palm-size patties.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook the patties in the skillet until cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
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Reviews

MT
11
6/27/2012

Yum! It did not have a strong tuna taste to it. I used what veggies I had in my refrig. (mushrooms, green peppers, celery and onions). Only suggestion is to add what and when to add bread. Almost forgot to add because it was not included in the directions. Great day to have on these HOT summer nights.

Omerta
10
1/4/2013

The recipe was great, but I did modify it. Added the zuc, musrooms and some banana peppers to the fried veg. Added the bread when all the ingredients were mixed. I also increased the amount of tuna by one can and added an extra egg to help hold it all together. Before I fried the patties and medium-low heat in the skillet I pressed them using a hamburger press. I toasted some whole wheat bread and sliced some tomato and avocado to add for toppings along with some low fat mayo. Hope this helps somebody eyeing up the recipe... I also supplied the pictures fyi.

hungrybird24
5
6/30/2012

These were absolutely delicious! I forgot to add the basil and didn't have any spinach or mushrooms or zucchini to add, so they probably would have been even better. I added in the bread when all the rest of the ingredients were mixed together before frying... I had the bread soaked and then cut into bite size or small than bite-size pieces. It was very easy and tasty. I plan on using this recipe a lot.