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Tuna Burgers

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.


For the tuna burger

  • Drain the tuna. Press down on it with a spoon or with your hands to try to remove all of the moisture and transfer to a bowl.
  • Place the boiled potatoes to a separate bowl, mash them with a fork and add them to the bowl with the tuna.
  • Add the lemon zest, lemon juice, breadcrumbs, capers, ginger and chili.
  • Finely chop the dill, mint and parsley. Add them to the bowl.
  • Finely chop the green part of the spring onions and add it to the bowl along with the egg, salt and pepper.
  • Knead the mixture with your hands and shape into 4 patties.
  • Place a nonstick pan over medium to high heat.
  • Add 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil and the tuna patties.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, until golden.

To assemble

  • Place the same pan over heat and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Slice the buns in half and add them to the pan. Toast for 2 minutes on both sides until golden.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of tartar sauce to the sliced buns.
  • Add 1 tuna patty to the bottom bun along with 1 lettuce leaf and 1 slice of tomato.
  • Cover with top bun.
  • Repeat the same process with the remaining 3 tuna patties.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
12 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
12 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
9 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
7 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
1 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
46 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
6 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
23 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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