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Tuna Burgers Recipe

Tuna Burgers Recipe

My family was hesitant to try these burgers when I first prepared them. They were so accustomed to the typical beef burger. But any skepticism they had disappeared after one bite.—
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 1 pouch (6.4 ounces) light tuna in water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • Lettuce leaves and sliced tomato, optional


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients; fold in tuna. Shape into four patties.
  • 2. Melt butter in a skillet; cook patties for 4-5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Serve on buns with lettuce and tomato if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 441 calories, 25 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 803 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.