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Tuna Patty

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Joann Brasington of Sumter, South Carolina reports that this tasty change-of-pace sandwich is as quick to prepare as your favorite hamburger. "My husband likes his topped with melted Swiss cheese and Dijon mustard. Salmon can be substituted for a more 'elegant' burger," she adds.
Tuna Patty Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 can (6 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • Dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • Tomato slices and lettuce leaves, optional


  1. In a large bowl, combine tuna and next 12 ingredients; mix well. Shape into 4 patties (mixture will be soft).
  2. In a nonstick skillet, cook patties in oil over medium-high heat until golden brown and cooked through, 3-4 minutes per side. Serve on buns with tomato and lettuce if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 363 calories, 16g fat (3g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 962mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 18g protein.

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