Tuna and corn patties
* NUT FREE
|Ingredients||6 serves||25 serves||60 serves|
|Tuna (canned in spring water)||1 x 425g can||4 x 425g cans||9 x 425g cans|
|Potato||2 medium||8 medium||20 medium|
|Lemon juice||2 teaspoons||2 tablespoons||100mL|
|Onion||¼ small||1 small||4 small|
|Breadcrumbs||½ cup||2 cups||5 cups|
|Olive or canola oil spray||as required||as required||as required|
|Wholemeal bread slices||6||25||60|
|Lettuce||3 leaves||½ medium||1 large head|
|Tomato||1 medium||3 medium||6 medium|
|Cucumber||½ small||1 medium||1 large|
- Preheat oven to 180°C.
- Drain canned tuna.
- Dice onion.
- Peel and chop potato into small pieces. Steam for 20 minutes, or until tender.
- Mash potato and tuna with lemon juice until smooth. Place in fridge to cool for 30 minutes.
- Drain and rinse corn kernels.
- Combine potato and tuna with corn, onion, breadcrumbs and egg.
- Take small handfuls of mixture and roll into balls. Flatten gently to form patties.
- Line baking tray with non-stick baking paper. Place patties on lined tray.
- Refrigerate until patties are firm.
- Spray lightly with olive oil spray.
- Bake in oven, turning once, for 30 minutes or until golden.
- Serve with wholemeal bread and lettuce, sliced tomato and cucumber (or with cooked vegetables).
Each serve provides
- 1 children’s serve of meat/alternatives* (fish)
- 1 children’s serve of vegetables** (patty and salad)
- 1 children’s serve of grains*** (bread)
- A good source of vitamin C
- For an egg free option replace each egg with 1 teaspoon of egg replacer and 2 tablespoons of water.
- For a gluten/wheat free option replace breadcrumbs with a similar quantity of rice crumbs or cooked rice and serve with gluten free bread/wraps.
- For a soy free option use soy free bread crumbs and bread.
- For a milk protein free and lactose free option use breadcrumbs which do not contain milk products.
* One children’s serve of lean meat, poultry, fish or alternatives is equal to half a serve in the Australian Dietary Guidelines.
** One children’s serve of vegetables is equal to one serve in the Australian Dietary Guidelines.
*** One children’s serve of (grain) cereal foods is equal to one serve in the Australian Dietary Guidelines.
Recipe adapted from Get Up and Grow: Cooking for Children with permission of the Australian Government.
The nutritional information provided is based on the exact ingredients and method as shown. Any variation/s to the ingredients or method may alter the nutritional outcome.