Tuna Cakes


Why not take the stress out of dinner this evening with this family favourite – tuna cakes! This recipe is ideal if you’re thinking of a quick, easy and budget friendly dish. Tuna cakes go great with salad, couscous, quinoa, rice, mash potato, you name it – the list is endless! Visit Susie's Healthy Living Blog for more health and wellbeing advice.


  • 1 can tuna in spring water (425g), drained
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup mixed vegetables (e.g., peas, corn, and carrot)
  • ¾ cup bread crumbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil 


  1. Place tuna, tomato, egg and vegetables in bowl. Mix together until well combined.
  2. Place breadcrumbs on plate and season with salt and pepper. 
  3. Using heaped tablespoons of mixture, form into cakes. 
  4. Coat cakes in breadcrumbs.
  5. Heat pan over medium heat and add oil. 
  6. Cook cakes for about 2 minutes each side or until golden brown.

Susie Burrell

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Tags: Protein Snacks
Category: Recipes

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