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tuna cakes with lemon sauce on the side

Keto Tuna Cakes

Keto tuna cakes made with onion and herb and drizzled with a delicious lemon aioli sauce. Tuna patties are protein packed giving these patties not only a boost in health but a knockout in flavor!
3.75 from 12 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 9 tuna patties
Calories 109.8 kcal


Tuna Cakes

  • 12 ounces drained can of chunk light tuna
  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1 tablespoon parsley (dried or fresh)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Lemon Aioli Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1 zested lemon
  • 1 squeezed lemon
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley (1 tsp if using fresh)


Tuna Cakes

  • Drain tuna then toss of all excess water in a large bowl made for mixing.
  • Dice 1/2 of an onion finely and chop up parsley if using fresh then add to mixing bowl with tuna
  • Then add in eggs, cheese, mayo, salt, garlic powder, pepper then combine.
  • Cook on medium heat in a non-stick pan with oil to help reduce sticking. Flip when one side has browned which takes about 3 minutes.
  • Cook the other side then remove from heat. You can eat them as soon as they are removed or wait for them to cool a little.

Lemon Aioli

  • In a bowl combine mayonnaise, grated garlic, parsley with salt and pepper
  • Then zest a lemon over the mix. Take that same lemon then squeeze the juice over the mix as well removing any seeds. Give everything a good mix and you're ready to serve.



Nutrition Facts
Keto Tuna Cakes
Amount Per Serving (1 cake)
Calories 109.8 Calories from Fat 78
% Daily Value*
Fat 8.7g13%
Saturated Fat 2.3g14%
Cholesterol 71.5mg24%
Sodium 200.5mg9%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 0.3g1%
Sugar 0.2g0%
Protein 8.3g17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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