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Tuna Patties with a side of greens
Made with simple, wholesome ingredients, these tuna patties are perfect for anyone looking for a satisfying and healthy meal without compromising on taste.
Packed with protein from the tuna and enriched with the nutty flavor of almond flour, these patties are bound to become a favorite in your meal rotation. The addition of fresh parsley and scallions brings a burst of vibrant flavors, while garlic and onion powder add depth to each bite.
Salad: Serve the tuna patties atop a bed of mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and avocado, drizzled with a light vinaigrette or lemon-tahini dressing.
Lettuce Wraps: Place the tuna patties in large lettuce leaves and top with thinly sliced red onion, tomato, and a dollop of tzatziki or sugar-free yogurt sauce for a refreshing and low-carb alternative to a traditional sandwich.
Stuffed Bell Peppers: Cut bell peppers in half, remove seeds, and stuff with the tuna patties. Bake in the oven at 350°F for 25-30 minutes, or until the peppers are tender and the patties are heated through.
Zucchini Noodles: Serve the tuna patties over a bed of spiralized zucchini noodles, tossed with a light tomato sauce or pesto for a low-carb, high-protein meal.
Cauliflower Rice: Plate the tuna patties over a serving of cauliflower rice, and pair with your favorite low-carb vegetables like steamed broccoli, green beans, or asparagus.
Enjoy these versatile and scrumptious tuna patties as a main dish, appetizer, or even as a snack. Feel free to get creative with your serving suggestions and share these healthy delights with family and friends.
2 cans (5-6 oz each) tuna in water, drained
1/4 cup almond flour
1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
1/4 cup finely chopped scallions or green onions
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon olive oil or avocado oil (for cooking)
In a large mixing bowl, combine the drained tuna, almond flour, parsley, scallions, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, and salt. Mix well to break up any large chunks of tuna and ensure that the ingredients are evenly distributed.
Add the lightly beaten egg to the tuna mixture and mix well to combine.
Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions and shape each portion into a patty.
Heat the olive oil or avocado oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat.
Carefully place the tuna patties in the skillet and cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until they are golden brown and cooked through.
Once cooked, transfer the tuna patties to a plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.
Serve the tuna patties with a side of mixed greens or your favorite low-carb vegetables.
This recipe makes 4 tuna patties. Each patty contains approximately 200-250 calories,
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