Easy Tuna Patties


These tuna patties are delicious dipped in ketchup, mustard, or hot sauce. They are also great served as a hot sandwich.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 2 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 10 tablespoons Italian-seasoned bread crumbs

  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

  • 3 (5 ounce) cans tuna, drained

  • 3 tablespoons diced onion

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. Beat eggs and lemon juice in a bowl; stir in bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese to make a paste. Fold in tuna and onion until well combined; season with black pepper.

  2. Use your hands to shape tuna mixture into 8 (1-inch-thick) patties.

  3. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Fry patties in the hot oil until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side.

    close up view of tuna patties and greens, in a bowl and basket

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

325 Calories
16g Fat
14g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 325
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 125mg 42%
Sodium 409mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 93mg 7%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 279mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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