Friday, January 7, 2011

Recipe Collection: Tuna Patties

Tuna Patties:
1 can albacore tuna in water
1/2 onion chopped
1 small clove garlic chopped (or a dash of garlic powder - probably 1/8 - 1/4 tsp)
1/4 tsp thyme
Salt and pepper to taste
1 egg or 1 egg's worth of eggbeaters
2 - 3 tsp coconut oil

Drain and flake the tuna in a bowl.  Add onions, garlic and seasonings.  Mix well.  Mix in egg (the recipe actually called for 2 eggs - I used just 1 and it was fine.  I would have used Eggbeaters if I had some on hand).  Melt coconut oil in frying pan, medium high heat.  Drop spoonfuls of tuna mixture in patty form into hot oil.  This should make about 4 patties.  Flatten with a spatula and cook for 3-4 minutes per side.  When browned, remove from pan, put on paper towels to drain.  

The original recipe called also for adding 12 chopped pecans. 

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