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Sweet Potato Tuna Cakes

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet Potato Tuna Cakes
Servings: 4
Calories: 357kcal


  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 10 ounce tuna, canned in water
  • 1 cup bread crumbs, plain
  • 1/8 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 1/3 cup mint, fresh
  • 1 stalk green onion
  • 1 medium lemon
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

Serve With

  • 2 cup grape tomatoes
  • 4 cup, cubes watermelon


  • Pierce sweet potato 5-6 times with a fork. Cook in microwave for 5-8 minutes or until softened. Cool to touch, then scoop flesh into a medium bowl.
  • Drain tuna and add to potato. along with breadcrumbs, flour, chopped mint leaves, chopped onion, juice of lemon, and egg. Mix well and shape into 2 inch patties; set aside.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium. Cook each tuna cakefor 2-3 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  • Let cool. Serve with grape tomatoes and watermelon on the side.


Calories: 357kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 417mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 15g