Baked Tuna Nuggets with Maple Butternut Squash
Prep Time: 30 mins | 4 Servings
This family friendly meal will be a hit with everyone in your household from 2 to 82 years old. Pick up some Bumble Bee Wild Caught Chunk Light Tuna tonight!
- 3 cans Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna
- 2 eggs
- 1 ¼ cup plain bread crumbs, divided
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
Preheat oven to 400°F and line one baking sheet with parchment paper and have a second baking sheet.
On plain baking sheet toss together butternut squash, oil, maple syrup, cinnamon and sea salt.
Put butternut squash in oven and bake for a total of 35-45 minutes, stirring once.
In a large bowl combine Bumble Bee Tuna, eggs, ½ cup breadcrumbs, lemon juice, onion powder, salt and pepper.
Portion out 1-2 tablespoons and use your hands to form into nuggets.
Put remaining ¾ cup bread crumbs in a small bowl and press breadcrumbs onto each side of each nugget until coated.
Place nuggets on prepared baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes.
Remove nuggets from oven, flip over each nugget with tongs and return to oven to bake 12-15 more minutes until golden and cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F.