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Smart-Choice Tuna Cakes

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6 servings

Mix, heat, cook in a skillet until golden brown. These crispy tuna cakes are such a snap to make. Could it be you've found a new family favorite?

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  • Combine ingredients. Refrigerate 10 min.
  • Heat large heavy nonstick skillet on medium heat. Use ice cream scoop to add 1/3-cup portions of tuna mixture, in batches, to skillet.
  • Flatten into patties with back of spatula. Cook 6 min. or until golden brown on both sides, carefully turning after 3 min. Repeat with remaining tuna mixture.

Special Equipment Needed


Substitute 1 cup KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese, 4 chopped green onions and 1 Tbsp. lemon juice for the cheddar, carrots and relish.

For Easier Handling in the Skillet

Shape tuna mixture into patties as directed; place in single layer on baking sheet. Refrigerate 1 hour, then cook as directed.


Substitute MIRACLE WHIP Light Dressing for the mayo.

Special Extra

Serve with KRAFT Cocktail Sauce or KRAFT Tartar Sauce Hot & Spicy.


  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Nutrition Bonus

There's good reason these delicious tuna cakes are a smart choice. The shredded carrots in the filling are rich in vitamin A while the cheddar cheese is an excellent source of calcium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 240
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 620mg
Carbohydrate 26g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 4g
Protein 15g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 70 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Smart-Choice Tuna Cakes Made these for dinner last night. So easy and so good. Perfect with a salad, or as an appetizer. Can't wait to make them again!
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious new way to eat tuna I made this recipe for the first time & we really enjoyed it. I had my doubts about 6 servings but really generous helpings.
Date published: 2016-10-15
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