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Baked Tuna Croquettes with Dill Sauce

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Baked Tuna Croquettes with Dill Sauce

Prep Time: 45-60 minutes
Servings: Serves 4


2 cans or pouches (5 oz) Tuna, drained and flaked

2 tablespoons butter

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1/2 cup low-fat milk

1 cup grated zucchini or yellow squash or broccoli straws

2 tablespoons minced green onion

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon dried crushed thyme

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 cup buttermilk or low-fat milk

1 large raw egg

1 1/2 cups crushed cornflakes

1/3 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese


1 cup plain low-fat yogurt

1/3 cup finely minced cucumber

1/2 teaspoon dill weed


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium saucepan, melt butter, stir in flour. Add milk stirring continuously until mixture thickens and boils. Cook for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Stir in tuna, zucchini, onion, lemon juice, thyme and pepper until well combined. Cover and chill mixture for 30 minutes. Shape chilled mixture into eight 2-inch balls. In a shallow dish, stir together buttermilk and egg. In another shallow dish, combine cornflakes and cheese. Roll balls first in egg mixture, then in cornflake mixture. Repeat procedure to coat well. Spray to prepare a baking sheet to arrange croquettes to bake approximately 30 minutes or until heated through and golden brown. Prepare dill sauce in a small bowl; stir together yogurt, cucumber and dill. Serve croquettes with sauce. Makes 8.

Nutrition Information

For one serving ( 279g) - 2 each Calories 290 (from Fat 100), Fat 11g (Saturated 6g), Trans Fat 0.27, Cholesterol 110mg, Sodium 570mg, Total Carbohydrate 21g, Fiber 1g, Sugars 9g, Protein 28g