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Lemon Garlic Tuna Burgers

Don't just make plain ol' tuna salad with your canned tuna, make ultra-flavorful tuna burgers!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time16 mins
Total Time26 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute meal, canned tuna recipes, easy burger recipe, healthy burger, lemon garlic tuna burgers, tuna burger recipe
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 175kcal


  • 2 6- ounce cans tuna fish drained and flaked
  • ½ cup plain panko bread crumbs
  • 2 scallions finely chopped (¼ cup)
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley finely chopped (3 tablespoons)
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, combine the tuna, panko, scallions, parsley, garlic, lemon, sour cream, egg, salt, and pepper, and mix well with your hands. Form into 4 patties (they will be wet), place on the prepared baking sheet, and bake dry on the outside and slightly puffed, 16 to 20 minutes.
  • Serve the burgers on toasted English muffins with lettuce and tomato.


Nutritional information not including bun


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 4g