Tuna Potato Patties

Makes 8

Prep 5 mins

Cooking Time 7 mins


1 teaspoon capers

Zest of a lemon

1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

2 tablespoons parsley

1 teaspoon chives 

280g tuna

1 heaped cup of mash potatoes 

1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Rind of a lemon 

2 shallots 

Salt & pepper 

Olive oil for cooking 

Tuna Potato Patties


    1. Finely chop the capers, chives and shallots.
    2. To a bowl add the tuna, mashed potatoes, a beaten egg, parsley, chives, shallots, capers, Parmesan, salt, pepper and lemon rind.
    3. Mix to combine all the ingredients.
    4. Form the patties from a heaped tablespoon of the mixture.
    5. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to a fry pan on medium/high heat
    6. Cook in two batches browning each side for a few minutes before flipping.
    7. Serve warm on a bed of baby cos lettuce salad, sliced avocado with extra chives and a Dijon mustard, white wine, lemon juice and olive oil dressing.
    8. Dollop over a dipping sauce*


    *Make a creamy dipping sauce – Combine  a 1/4 cup of green yogurt, 1/2 teaspoon mustard, salt, 2 tablespoon lemon juice and avocado. Blitz and use as needed.

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