Beautifully presented tuna patties with lemon wedges.

Healthy Tuna Patties

Are you looking for healthy tuna recipes that are easy to make and tasty? If so, come and take a look at the Best No Mayo Tuna Patty Recipe. Not only is this canned tuna recipe healthy, it's ready in less than 15 minutes! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword canned tuna recipe, healthy tuna patty, healthy tuna recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 179kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD


  • 10 ounces tuna (2 cans of 5 ounces each) about 7 ounces or 200 grams drained
  • 1/3 cup celery stalk finely chopped (about 1 stalk)
  • 1/3 cup small red pepper finely chopped (about 1/2 pepper)
  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs can also use panko
  • 2 tablespoons chives finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Italian flat leaf parsley finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil to pan fry the patties
  • lemon wedges


  • Drain the tuna.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the tuna with all of the ingredients except the raw eggs.
  • Taste and adjust seasonings.
  • Add the beaten eggs and mix well together.
  • Form into 5 equal patties.
  • In a cast iron or a non-stick pan, add the oil and saute the patties over medium heat.
  • Cook until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 307mg | Potassium: 194mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 600IU | Vitamin C: 14.7mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1.5mg