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Monday, July 14, 2014

Tuna Cakes

Healthy tuna cakes? Well, since the drive thru value meal is not an option for you (your standards are way too high for that!), here’s a quick and cost effective meal that delivers both in taste and nutrition. These healthy tuna cakes are light, healthy, quick and easy to make, and yes tasty! I love these tuna cakes and I’m hoping you’ll love them too! Serve with some plain Greek yogurt mixed with lemon juice and fresh chopped dill. Servings: 8

Here’s what you need:

3 (5oz) cans albacore tuna, in water
2 omega-3 eggs
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 Tablespoons flax seeds, ground
1 Tablespoon fresh dill, minced; or 1 teaspoon dried dill
dash black pepper
2 Tablespoons olive oil
Mixing Instructions:

Drain the tuna and flake into a medium size bowl. Add the eggs, lemon, Dijon, flax, dill and pepper. Mix well.

In a large skillet place the olive oil over medium heat. Form the tuna mixture into 8 patties. Flatten each patty onto the skillet and cook for 3 minutes per side.

Nutritional Analysis: 108 calories, 5g fat, 182mg sodium, .4g carbs, .3g fiber, 15g protein

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