All-American Tuna Cakes

Looking for a dinner recipe for two? Then check out these skillet tuna cakes made the all-American way - in just 25 minutes!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 2

1
can (6 oz) white tuna in water, drained, flaked
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
12
saltine crackers with unsalted tops, crushed (1/2 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
2
tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1
tablespoon prepared horseradish
1
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1
egg or 2 egg whites, beaten
1/4
cup dry bread crumbs
1
tablespoon canola oil
1/4
cup fat-free tartar sauce

  • 1 In small bowl, mix all ingredients except bread crumbs, oil and tartar sauce. Shape tuna mixture into 2 patties; coat evenly with bread crumbs.
  • 2 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook patties in oil about 6 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Serve with tartar sauce.

Expert Tips

Pair these delicious tuna cakes with a few baby-cut carrots, cooked pea pods or a dark green romaine salad.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
135mg
135%;
Sodium
890mg
890%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.