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Tuna, Carrot and Cheddar Patties

Serves 4 Costs 8.80 per recipe Costs 2.20 per serving Takes 20 mins to cook Takes  20 mins to prepare 1 5 a day portions


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.

*Recipe from Change 4 Life

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