Mustard Shallot Tuna Cakes

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Susan Ohtake, CPT

Tuna is one of the best sources of high quality protein, but it’s always eaten the same old, boring ways.

Let's mix it up!

These easy cakes combine mustard with shallots to and herbs to make deliciously savory cakes that make a perfect lunch or dinner. Serve over sautéed spinach for a healthy and filling meal that only takes a short time to prepare.

Serves 2-4

Prep time: 20 minutes

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3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

1 shallot, minced

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 cans high quality tuna, drained and flaked

1 egg

1/2 cup almond flour

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

2 green onions, minced

1/4 cup finely chopped parsley

Juice of 1/2 lemon


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    • Heat half the oil in a heavy skillet and add the onions and garlic. Cook until softened and add to a mixing bowl.
    • Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Form mixture into 2-4 equal sized patties.
    • Heat the remaining oil over medium high heat and cook the patties until browned on both sides. Serve immediately.
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