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Savory Southwest Tuna Cakes

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Savory Southwest Tuna Cakes

Prep Time: 20-30 minutes
Servings: Serves 6


2 cans or pouches (5 oz) 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 tablespoons 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.