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Tuna cakes with lemon dill sauce

4SP blue/purple, 5SP green per serving (2 cakes) 4PP (2 cakes)
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main meals
Servings 5


  • 1.5 Tbsp oil for cooking
  • 2 eggs
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 3 cans tuna 170g cans drained
  • 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp italian seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp reduced calorie mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • Bunch of green onions diced
  • Chopped fresh basil about 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • Dash of salt & pepper
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 Tbsp reduced calorie mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp plain 0% greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp grated lemon fresh zest from the lemon
  • tiny pinch of salt & pepper
  • Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl store sauce in the fridge.


  • Whisk eggs, add in tuna (make sure it has been drained) lemon juice, mayo, dijon, parmesan cheese, and 1/4 cup of the bread crumbs (leave remaining breadcrumbs aside for later)
  • Stir in diced green onions then mix in all the seasonings, (fresh basil, parsley, onion powder, garlic, salt & pepper)
  • Shape into 10 equal-sized patties
  • Sprinkle remaining bread crumbs on a flat surface and cover both sides of patties with the crumbs
  • Heat oil in a large skillet or frying pan over medium heat .. depending on the size of the pan you'll need to do 2-3 rounds.. cook on each side for approx 4-5 minutes or until nice and crispy. If needed add a pinch more oil in between rounds or use some cooking spray.
  • Serve immediantly. Store any leftovers in the fridge, these will freeze well.
  • Makes 10 tuna cakes, 1 serving is 2 cakes. The lemon dill sauce serves 5 and is 1SP for 1/5th of the sauce.


Smart points- blue/purple- 4 using WW recipe builder
Smart points- green- 5 using WW recipe builder
Points plus- 4 using PP calculator
Nutritonal info per servig (2 cakes) calories..141...Fat 8.9g...Sat fat 2.1g...Carbs 7.4g...Fiber 0g...Sugar 0.1g...Protein 8.1g using My Fitness Pal *note this includes all ingredients even any 0SP foods