3 Ways to Use Tuna for an Easy, Filling Meal

Feb 13, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. ET

Making a filling meal doesn't have to be complicated or time-consuming. These three recipes prove how easy it is to make your meals wholesome, nutritious and delicious.

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Lemon tuna cakes recipe


  • 3 (5 ounce) cans tuna, drained
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • Oil for cooking


  1. Place drained tuna, eggs, lemon zest, lemon juice, parsley, garlic powder, chili powder, breadcrumbs and red onion in a bowl and mix until just combined.
  2. Make patties about 3 inches in diameter.
  3. In a nonstick pan over medium heat, warm the oil.
  4. Cook on both sides for about 3 minutes.
  5. Serve on top of a bed of greens.

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