Tuna cakes with tartar sauce

  • Preparation time:
  • 15 min
  • Total time:
  • 30 min
  • Makes:
  • 4 servings
Tuna cakes with tartar sauce

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Tuna cakes with tartar sauce

Get dinner on a dime with these quick and easy-to-make tuna cakes. Bonus: a super simple recipe for a homemade tartar sauce. Score!

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 2 170-g cans chunk tuna , in water, drained
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup corn kernels
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp olive oil , divided
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 green onion , thinly sliced

Tartar Sauce

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp relish

Directions

1. Beat eggs in a medium bowl. Stir in bread crumbs, then mash in tuna. Stir in celery, corn, mayo, 1 tbsp oil, Dijon and onion until combined. Season with pepper, if desired.
2. Scoop 1/3 cup tuna mixture and form into patty about 1/2 in. thick. Repeat with remaining tuna mixture to make 8 patties.
3. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add remaining 1 tbsp oil. Place 4 patties in pan. Cook until golden, about 3 min per side. Repeat with remaining patties.
4. To make tartar sauce, stir mayo with lemon juice and relish in a small bowl. Season with pepper.
5. Serve tuna cakes with tartar sauce and
a side salad, if desired.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent November/December 2019 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 400
  • Protein
  • 17 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14 g
  • Fat
  • 31 g
  • Fibre
  • 1 g
  • Sodium
  • 481 mg
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin b12
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