Mediterranean Tuna Patties

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 149.8
  • Total Fat: 7.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 47.4 mg
  • Sodium: 411.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 18.2 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1/2 cup (125 mL) whole wheat couscous
    1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
    1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
    2 cans (each 6 oz/170 g) water packed tuna, drained
    1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped kalamata olives
    1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped oil packed sun dried tomatoes
    1/4 cup (50 mL) Greek yogurt
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    2 egg and 1 egg white, lightly beaten
    2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh parsley
    1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
    dash cumin
    2 tbsp (25 mL) vegetable oil


In large bowl, combine couscous, lemon juice and cumin. Pour in 1/2 cup (125 mL) boiling water; cover and let stand until absorbed, about 5 minutes. Fluff with fork. Let cool.

Add tuna, olives, tomatoes, mayonnaise, garlic, eggs, parsley, cilantro, salt and pepper; toss with fork to combine.

With wet hands, form into six 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties, pressing firmly. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes to firm up. (Make-ahead: Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; fry patties, turning once, until golden, about 8 minutes

Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Perfect sauce to serve with Mediterranean Patties.

1/3 cup(75 mL) Balkan-style plain yogurt
3 tbsp (45 mL) light mayonnaise
2 tbsp (25 mL) lemon juice
1 pinch salt

In small bowl, stir together yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice and salt. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Serving Size: 6 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CORICO.

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