You can turn plain old canned tuna into a delicious meal by adding just a few ingredients. Flax meal and omega-3 eggs form a nice matrix for these burgers and add metabolism-boosting omega-3 fatty acids. Serve this dish with grilled peppers and tomatoes!!
3 cans (14 ounces each) water-packed chunk light tuna, drained
4 scallions, minced
2 omega-3 eggs, beaten
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 cup flax meal
2 tablespoons black mustard seed
1 tablespoon finely minced fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon soy sauce
2 teaspoons olive oil
In a large bowl, combine the tuna, scallions, eggs, garlic, flax meal, mustard seed, cilantro and soy sauce. Form into 2 patties. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the burgers and cook for about 6 minutes on each side or until browned on both sides and cooked through.
Makes 2 servings, 475 calories, 63g protein, 14g carbs, 18g fat
2018 09 01