Pan Fried Tuna Patty

Pan Fried Tuna Patty

Wendy 2

"Since I'm on Atkins, I'm always looking for something repeatable and delicious, and I've found it! We love this tuna patty at lunch. Highly Atkins/low-carb-friendly."

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 367 cals

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Original recipe yields 2 servings



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  • Calories:
  • 367 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 29.3 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.4g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 24.2 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 147 mg
  • 49%
  • Sodium:
  • 284 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir tuna, egg, celery, mayonnaise, walnuts, parsley, and dill together in a bowl until evenly combined. Form mixture into two patties.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Cook patties in hot butter until firm and golden, 2 to 3 minutes; flip and top each patty with Cheddar cheese. Continue cooking until second side is golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes more.
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  1. 16 Ratings


What a lovely tuna pattie recipe this is! I have made it several times. The first time I made as written..delicious! The second time I added a smidgeon of curry powder...delicious! And the third time I kept the curry powder and added about a tablespoon of finely chopped onion...delicious! Great as written, this is a recipe you can make your own. Thank you so much for posting it, Wendy. Loved it. : )


I don't normally like tuna patties but these were incredible!! I didn't have celery or walnuts so I left those out and I also put pepperjack cheese on top. So good! Will make again!


I omitted the walnuts only because I don't care for them but otherwise followed the rest of the recipe as written ... It's a keeper!! :-)