Savory Southwest Tuna Cakes
Servings: Serves 6
Prep/Cook time: 20-30 minutes
Diet Considerations: Low sugar, kid-friendly, Good source of Omega-3, Good source of Calcium, Good source of FiberIngredients:
2 cans or pouches (5 oz) Bumble Bee® Tuna, drained and flaked
1 cup crushed tortilla chips
1 cup Mexican-blend shredded cheese
2 large eggs, beaten
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1 can (7 oz.) chopped green chilies
2 teaspoons Mexican seasoning blend
2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons vegetable oil for frying
Combine tuna, crushed chips, cheese, eggs, onion, bell pepper, chilies, seasoning and cilantro. Scoop out 1/3 cup of tuna mixture to form into patties. In skillet, cook patties in oil over medium heat for 2 minutes each side or until golden brown. Serve with salsa, sour cream or guacamole. Makes 12.
Nutrition Information: For one serving (375g) - Calories 560 (from Fat 260), Fat 29g (Saturated 15g), Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 295mg, Sodium 1620mg, Total Carbohydrate 36g, Fiber 5g, Sugars 3g, Protein 39g.