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Tuna Burgers

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 6
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Ingredients

4
(5 oz.) tuna cans, drained
2
eggs
3/4
cups of bread crumbs
1
lemon
1/2
medium onion, finely chopped
1
fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
Vegetable oil
Hamburger Bun
Guacamole, to taste
Lettuce, to taste
Tomato, to taste
Onion, to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
384.3
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25.0g
38%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
12%
Cholesterol
98.9mg
33%
Sodium
165.8mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
12.0g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
27.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
14.70%
15%
Calcium
4.40%
4%
Iron
9.80%
10%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Expert Tips

You can use canned crab or salmon instead of tuna.

Directions

  • 1 Mix the tuna, eggs and ground bread in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the lemon juice, finely chopped onions, cilantro and garlic. Divide the mixture into 6 to 8 equal portions and create patties.
  • 2 Heat 2 to 4 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a large pan over medium heat. Fry the patties for 3 to 5 minutes on both sides or until completely browned.
  • 3 Serve the patties on burger buns with lettuce, tomato and guacamole. Enjoy!

When time is not on our side, canned tuna can be our best allies. Canned tuna is not just for salads; it can be used in pastas, tacos and even to make burgers. When I don’t have enough time to prepare dinner, I open up my pantry and find a couple of cans of tuna to prepare these delicious burgers. What I like about them most, aside from their delicious taste with lemon and jalapeño, is that I can have them ready in 20 minutes.

Rate and Comment

Leslie Limon Leslie Limon
September 28, 2015

When time is not on our side, canned tuna can be our best allies. Canned tuna is not just for salads; it can be used in pastas, tacos and even to make burgers. When I don’t have enough time to prepare dinner, I open up my pantry and find a couple of cans of tuna to prepare these delicious burgers. What I like about them most, aside from their delicious taste with lemon and jalapeño, is that I can have them ready in 20 minutes.