Sun-Dried Tomato and Pesto Tuna Cakes
Sun-Dried Tomato and Pesto Tuna Cakes
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    Sun-dried tomato and pesto tuna cakes are a flavorful, healthy meal that comes together quick enough for a weeknight dinner recipe. These tuna cakes are baked and served over a bed of arugula and alongside easy pan-roasted asparagus.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
    • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 tbsp grated or shredded Parmesan cheese
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp sun-dried tomatoes, patted dry and roughly chopped
    • 3 5-oz cans Wild Selections┬« Solid White Albacore Tuna in Olive Oil
    • 2 tbsp diced onion, from about one-quarter of a small onion
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
    • 1 lb asparagus spears
    • Salt and pepper
    • Arugula
    • Balsamic vinaigrette, optional

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 5
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 545 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 39 g 59.34%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 34.32%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 46 mg 15.38%
    • Sodium: 1749 mg 72.87%
    • Calcium: 128 mg 12.83%
    • Potassium: 406 mg 11.6%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 21.68%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 35 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 31.56%
    • Sugar: 11 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 21.73%
    • Vitamin C 24.02%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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