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Tuna Burgers

These hearty burgers are made with canned tuna, breadcrumbs, and spices, then pan-fried until crispy and served on a bun with your favorite toppings.

Tasty Team
May 15, 2023


for 4 servings

  • 15 oz tuna (425 g), canned, drained
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for cooking
  • ¾ cup panko bread crumbs (35 g)
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons fresh chives, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • whole wheat burger bun, for serving

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 278
  • Fat 10g
  • Carbs 16g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 29g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Combine the tuna, olive oil, panko, parsley, chives, garlic, salt, pepper, paprika, and egg in a large bowl until evenly mixed.
  2. Divide the mixture into 4 portions and form patties with your hands.
  3. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Place the patties in the pan and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  5. Serve on whole wheat buns with your preferred toppings.
  6. Enjoy!