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Easy Tuna Patties

 

This recipe is extremely easy and certainly is a hit with kids. All you have to do is grate a vegetable or two, add an egg, flour (or flour substitute), a few spices, tuna and pop them into the oven.

It is also a great way to ensure your children get in some veggies as well as some oily fish.

Tuna, is  wonderful source of omega-3 fatty acids which are important in supporting the growth of healthy skin, hair and nails. They also promote enhance concentration and promote brain health. Omega-3 fatty acids help to reduce the unhealthy cholesterol in our body as well as decrease any inflammation.

These tuna patties also offer a good source of fibre, vitamin A, B vitamins and Protein.

So…. here it goes.

Ingredients
(6-8 medium-to-large patties)

Patties

2 medium carrots
2 baby marrow
1 cup almond OR 1 cup nutty wheat flour
1 tin tuna, in water / brine
2 eggs
1½ tsp turmeric
1½ tsp cumin
1 tsp smoked paprika
½ lemon (juiced)
Salt and pepper to taste

Dill Dip 

 ½ cup low fat plain yoghurt
1 handful fresh dill
½ lemon (juiced)

 

Method

1 Preheat the oven to 180°C.
2 Grate the carrot and the baby marrow.
3 Drain all the liquid out from the tuna tin.
4 Place all the ingredients into a large mixing bowl and mix them all together until well combined.
5 Using your hands, mould the mixture into palm-sized patties and place them onto a greased baking tray.
6 Bake in the oven for 20 minutes, gently flipping them over after 10 minutes.

Tip    Serve with a yoghurt dill dressing

Nourish yourself to the sunrise.

Cooked with love,
Sunrise by HM

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