Cost Effective Healthy Tuna Cakes
Here's a quick and cost effective meal that delivers both in taste and nutrition. Serve with some plain Greek yogurt mixed with lemon juice and fresh chopped dill for added flavor as a light and filling lunch.
- 6 (5oz) cans albacore tuna, in water
- 4 omega-3 eggs
- 2 teaspoon lemon juice
- 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 4 Tablespoons flax seeds, ground
- 2 Tablespoon fresh dill, minced; or 1 teaspoon dried dill
- dash black pepper
- 4 Tablespoons olive oil
Drain the tuna and flake into a medium size bowl.
Add the eggs, lemon, Dijon, flax, dill and pepper to the bowl and mix well.
In a large skillet place the olive oil over medium heat. Form the tuna mixture into 8 patties. Flatten each patty onto the skillet and cook for 3 minutes per side.
Nutritional Analysis: 108 calories, 5g fat, 182mg sodium, .4g carbs, .3g fiber, 15g protein