Tuna Patties

Tuna Patties Recipe

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Deanna Collins


When my husband was a student we needed some low cost recipes (not that this necessarily holds true today). We both love tuna and when I found this one we were thrilled. So simple to make and really delicious, even the next day when they are cold!


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min


  • 2 can(s)
    tuna, packed in water, drained and finely flaked
  • 1 c
    soft bread crumbs, approx. 3 slices fresh bread, crumb in blender 1/2 slice at a time
  • 1/2 c
    chopped celery
  • 1/4 c
    chopped green onion
  • 3
  • 4 Tbsp
    shortening, for frying patties

How to Make Tuna Patties


  1. Mix all ingredients together, except shortening and form into patties.
  2. Melt shortening in heavy skillet and saute patties until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot or chill for several hours or overnight and serve cold with Cucumber Sauce or heated tomato soup, undiluted.
  3. To make Cucumber Sauce: Mix 1/2 C. sour cream, juice of 1 lemon, 1 clove garlic (finely minced), 1 small cucumber (peeled and finely chopped). Chill. Yogurt can be substituted for sour cream.

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About Tuna Patties

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #delicious #easy

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