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Healthy basil tuna cakes spread on white platter with parsley and lemon wedges.
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Healthy Basil Tuna Cakes

Healthy Basil Tuna Cakes are a quick, easy and budget-friendly dinner idea that is on the table in less than 15 minutes. You won't believe how delicious canned tuna is in these crispy cakes.
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Keyword: basil tuna cakes, healthy tuna cakes, tuna cakes with canned tuna
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Heather


  • 20 oz canned tuna in water, drained, (4 cans)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 10 saltine crackers, crushed
  • 1 Tablespoon dried onion flakes
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  • In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients together and mix well.
  • Form into 8 patties.
  • Heat a frying pan to medium heat and spray with olive oil.
  • Cook patties for 2-3 minutes until golden brown.
  • Spray the top of the patties with olive oil before turning over.
  • Turn patties over and cook another 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.



Serving: 1patty | Sodium: 375mg | Calcium: 25mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 102IU | Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 166mg | Cholesterol: 66mg | Calories: 96kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 2g | Protein: 16g | Carbohydrates: 4g | Iron: 2mg
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