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Tuna Cakes with Scallions and Lemon

Super flavorful and light tuna cakes with a quick and easy tartar sauce!
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 96kcal


For the tartar sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice half a lemon
  • 1 tablespoons sweet pickle relish

For the tuna cakes:

  • 2 6- ounce cans solid white tuna drained and flaked
  • 1 cup cooked couscous
  • 2 scallions finely chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice half a lemon
  • 3 tablespoons low fat sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise, lemon juice, and relish. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well with your hands. Shape into 8 small patties. Place on the prepared baking sheet and lightly spray them with cooking spray. Bake until dry looking and slightly puffed, 18 to 20 minutes.
  • Let the cakes cool slightly and dollop the top of each with a spoonful of tartar sauce.


Nutrition Information: Calories 96, Fat 4g, Carb 7g, Fiber 0g, Sugars 1g, Protein 9g


Serving: 1g | Calories: 96kcal | Fat: 4g