Parmesan Tuna Cakes is a fast, easy, and tasty clean eating recipe.  Parmesan Tuna Cakes are absolutely for kid-friendly, serve with a tuna burger with home-made mayonnaise sauce.  It’s also budget-friendly for the whole family meal.

 

 

How to make Parmesan Tuna Cakes

  • Drain tuna: Drain the liquid from the tuna cans. If you are using tuna packed in water, reserve a tablespoon of the tuna water, and add a teaspoon of olive oil to the tuna mixture in the next step.

 

  • Parmesan Tune CakesMix mackerel, onion, tuna, Parmesan cheese, home-made mayonnaise, eggs, Dijon mustard, seasoning blend, paprika, essential oils, and basil together in a bowl. Add pork rind crumbs, 1 to 2 tablespoons at a time, until mixture holds together. Form mixture into balls and flatten into 1/2-inch-thick cakes.

 

  • Parmesan Tuna CakesHeat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat and grease with cooking spray. Arrange cakes in the hot frying pan and spray each cake with cooking spray.

 

 

  • Parmesan Tuna CakesCook cakes, working in batches if needed, in the hot frying pan until browned, 3 to 5 minutes; gently flatten cakes with the back of a fork. Flip cakes and cook until another side is browned, 3 to 5 minutes.

 

  • Transfer cakes to a paper towel-lined plate.

 

Serve with wedges of lemon. You can also serve with home-made mayonnaise sauce on slider buns for a tuna burger.

 

Directions for Side Dish

  • In a hot saucepan over medium heat, combine red peppers, onion, oil and butter; saute for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the onions and peppers soften.

 

  • If desired, stir red wine into the vegetables and cook until the wine evaporates; approximately 30 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and basil.

 

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Parmesan Tuna Cakes

Parmesan Tuna Cakes


  • Author: Jesslyn Lim
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total Time: 45 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Diet: Low Calorie

Description

Quick, easy, delicious tuna patties!  Best thing you can make with canned tuna. Kid-friendly, Budget-friendly.


Ingredients

Ingredients for Tuna Cakes

  • 1 (15 ounces) can tuna, drained

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 1 (5 ounces) can tuna packed in water, drained

  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise (double click for home-made recipe)

  • 2 egg, beaten

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • 2 teaspoons salt-free seasoning blend (Organix Mushroom Powder Seasoing)

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon dried sweet basil

  • 2 drops doTerra Lemon essential oil

  • 2 drops doTerra Lime essential oil

  • 1 (3.5 ounces) bag pork rinds, crushed

  • extra virgin coconut oil cooking spray

Ingredients for Side Dish

  • 6 red bell peppers, cut into strips

  • 6 red onions, cut into strips

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 3/4 cup red wine (optional)

  • 3 pinches salt

  • 3 pinches ground black pepper

  • 3 pinches dried basil


Instructions

Instructions for Tuna Cakes

  1. Mix mackerel, onion, tuna, Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, eggs, Dijon mustard, seasoning blend, paprika, essential oils and basil together in a bowl. Add pork rind crumbs, 1 to 2 tablespoons at a time, until the mixture holds together. Form mixture into balls and flatten into 1/2-inch-thick cakes.

 

  1. Heat a large non-stick frying-pan over medium-high heat and grease with cooking spray. Arrange cakes in the hot frying-pan and spray each cake with cooking spray.

 

Directions for Side Dish

  • In a hot saucepan over a medium heat, combine red peppers, onion, oil and butter; saute for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the onions and peppers soften.
  • If desired, stir red wine into the vegetables and cook until the wine evaporates; approximately 30 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and basil.
  • Cook cakes, working in batches if needed, in the hot skillet until browned, 3 to 5 minutes; gently flatten cakes with the back of a fork. Flip cakes and cook until other side is browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer cakes to a paper towel-lined plate.
  • Category: Lunch
  • Cuisine: Western

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 54
  • Sugar: 0
  • Sodium: 108mg
  • Fat: 3g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Protein: 29g
  • Cholesterol: 59g

Keywords: Parmesan Tuna Cakes, Tuna, Parmesan Tuna

 

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Jesslyn Lim

Integrative Nutrition & Life Coach | Aromatherapist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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