Tuna, Carrot and Cheddar Patties
2 cans tuna in water drained
2 carrots grated
1 small onion finely chopped
100g white or wholemeal breadcrumbs
1 egg beaten
50g reduced fat mature Cheddar cheese grated
1 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
1 pinch ground black pepper
2 handfuls lettuce leaves to serve
½ tsp vegetable oil for greasing
1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan 180°C, gas mark 6. Grease a large baking sheet with a little vegetable
2. Put the tuna into a large mixing bowl and mash it with a fork. Add the carrots, onion, breadcrumbs, egg,
cheese and coriander or parsley. Season with some pepper.
3. Shape the mixture into 6 burgers and arrange them on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for about 20-25
minutes, until golden brown. Serve on the lettuce leaves.
Tip 1: When you're really hungry, serve the patties in warm pitta breads or lightly toasted burger buns.