Forget everything you know about Tuna Patties. Simple, cheesy and held together with hearty stuffing, win over even those determined not to like seafood.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
2 cans (5 oz. each) chunk light tuna in water, drained, flaked
1 pkg. (6 oz.) STOVE TOP Stuffing Mix for Chicken
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese
3/4 cup water
1 carrot, shredded
1/3 cup KRAFT Real Mayo Mayonnaise or MIRACLE WHIP Dressing
2 Tbsp. CLAUSSEN Sweet Pickle Relish
1 egg, beaten
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Let's Make It
Combine ingredients. Refrigerate 10 min.; stir.
Heat large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium heat. Use ice cream scoop to add 1/3-cup portions of tuna mixture, in batches, to skillet.
Flatten into patties with back of spatula. Cook 6 min. or until golden brown on both sides, carefully turning patties after 3 min.
Save 70 calories and 7g of fat, including 2.5g of sat fat, per serving by preparing with KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese and KRAFT Light Mayo Reduced Fat Mayonnaise.
Serve with a quick-and-easy homemade tartar sauce. Just mix 1/2 cup additional mayo with 2 Tbsp. additional pickle relish and 1 Tbsp. chopped onions.
For Easier Handling in the Skillet
Shape tuna mixture into patties as directed, then place in single layer on baking sheet. Refrigerate 1 hour before cooking as directed.
How to Serve as Appetizers
Prepare tuna mixture and refrigerate as directed. Shape into 26 small tuna cakes, using about 2 Tbsp. tuna mixture for each. Cook, in batches, in large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium heat 3 to 4 min. or until golden brown on both sides, carefully turning after 2 min.
Prepare using KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese, and substituting 4 chopped green onions and 1 Tbsp. lemon juice for the carrots and relish.
Serve with KRAFT Cocktail Sauce or KRAFT Tartar Sauce.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0.5g
Total Carbohydrates 24g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.