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Savory Tuna Burgers

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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3 (6-ounce) cans light tuna in water, drained

1/3 cup light mayonnaise

3 tablespoons seasoned dry bread crumbs

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon hot sauce

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 tablespoon olive oil

4 hamburger buns or Kaiser rolls

1 beefsteak tomato, sliced

1/4 cup thinly sliced sweet pickles (such as gherkins)


  1. In a large bowl, combine the tuna, mayonnaise, bread crumbs, parsley, mustard, hot sauce, salt, and pepper. Mix well and shape the mixture into four equal patties, each about 1-inch thick.
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  3. Wrap the burgers tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months. Thaw completely in the refrigerator or microwave for 3 to 4 minutes on LOW before cooking.
  4. When you're ready to eat:
  5. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Unwrap the burgers and cook until golden brown and heated through, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Serve the burgers on buns with sliced tomato and pickles.