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Healthy Tasty Tuna Burgers

By hydrogen (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Makes Pieces
This a great simple recipie for a healthy burger alternative, or to spice up a can of tuna. It worked really well, was quick, filling and low in fat too. Perfect for a quick lunch or light dinner. I ate it so fast I forgot to take a picture oops!
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Ingredients

For the Burger:

  • 1 Standard 200g Can of tuna in Brine or Spring Water
  • 1/2 medium Red onion diced
  • 1 small carrott grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic crushed/grated
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • Olive oil
  • Salt/Pepper/Herbs to taste

For the Garlic Mayo:

  • Squeeze of lemon juice

1 garlic clove (for garlic lovers less if not!)

  • 1-2 tsp low fat mayonaisse
  • Black pepper

To Serve:

  • Burger Buns with added trimmings

Or Salad/Bed of spinach leaves for wheat free/carb free lovers

  • Or Salad/Bed of spinach leaves for wheat free/carb free lovers

Method

  • STEP 1
    Combine all the burger ingredients, except the olive oil, in a large mixing bowl. Add as much or as little seasoning as you like, and stir with a fork or your hands. Once the mixture is fully combined divide into 3 parts and use you hands to create three burgers/patties. The mixture will be quite moist, place the burgers on a plate and put in the fridge for 10 minutes to set.
  • STEP 2
    Meanwhile, combine the garlic mayo ingredients in a small bowl or mug and mix well. Add a little water if necessary for consistency.
  • STEP 3
    Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and making sure the oil is very hot add the burgers and fry on both sides on a medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes or until dark brown on both sides. Be very carefull with them to ensure they stay well formed.
  • STEP 4
    Once cooked remove from the pan and place in a bun or on a bed of spinach leaves and drizzle the garlic mayo on top. Any left overs can be re-heated gently in a pan. Enjoy!

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