Easy Tuna Cakes & Sauce

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Carol Junkins


Need something yummy for supper and haven't gone shopping yet? Well you just might have a can of tuna in your cabinet. Even the sauce is easy to make!


  • 3/4 c
    chopped celery
  • 3/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp
    cream cheese
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 5/8 tsp
    red pepper
  • 1/3 c
    bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 lg
    can of tuna
  • 1
    egg white

  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    yogurt, plain
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped onion
  • 1 Tbsp
    cucumber, diced
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice

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Comments:21 Comments
Method:Stove Top

How to Make Easy Tuna Cakes & Sauce


  1. 1
    Coat skillet with cooking spray, heat over medium high heat.
  2. 2
    Saute celery and onion until tender.
  3. 3
    Place in a bowl with cream cheese and lemon juice and red pepper.
  4. 4
    Add breadcrumbs and dried dill, tuna and egg white.
  5. 5
    Divide into 8 equal portions.
  6. 6
    In a skillet over medium high heat, cook 4 cakes, 2 minutes on each side.
  7. 7
    Repeat at remaining 4 cakes.
  8. 8
    Combine sauce in small bowl. Serve with tuna cakes.

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About Easy Tuna Cakes & Sauce

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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