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Old 10-16-2006, 11:35 AM   #1
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Tuna Cakes

A long time ago, my aunt made some Tuna Cakes that were made with Cream Cheese. I was thinking this would be PERFECT for Atkins and they were SOOO good. I haven't been able to find the recepie and was wondering if anyone might have it. I searched the recepie section of the site and couldn't find it.
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Old 10-16-2006, 11:39 AM   #2
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If I was going to try to make up this recipe, it would have cream cheese, an egg, celery, salt and other spices. Do you remember anything else that would be in the recipe? Tuna is cheap. We can experiment!!

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Old 10-16-2006, 11:39 AM   #3
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Linda Sue has a recipe for Tuna Muffins on her site. No cream cheese...but they're pretty good.
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Old 10-16-2006, 12:05 PM   #4
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Tuna Cake Recipe

Something like this?

Vegetable cooking spray
1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 cup finely chopped celery
3/4 cup finely chopped onion
2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
1 dash ground red pepper
1/3 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs (lowcarb) or almond meal
1 teaspoon dried whole dillweed
1 small can tuna in water, drained
1 egg white
***Dill Tartar Sauce***
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon plain yogurt
1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon peeled, finely chopped cucumber
1 teaspoon dried whole dillweed
1 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions:

Add olive oil to a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add celery and onion; saute until tender. Remove from skillet, and place in a medium bowl. Add cream cheese and next 3 ingredients; stir well. Add breadcrumbs and next 3 ingredients; stir well.

Divide mixture into equal portions, shaping each into a 2-1/2-inch cake. Coat skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add 4 cakes, and cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove cakes from skillet; set aside, and keep warm. Repeat proceudre with remaining cakes. Serve with Dill Tartar Sauce.

Dill Tartar Sauce: Combine all ingredients; stir well. Yield: 1/4 cup

This recipe for Tuna Cakes with Dill Tartar serves/makes 2
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Old 10-16-2006, 07:24 PM   #5
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These sound really good. Do you think it would work with the chopped canned clams instead of tuna?
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