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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