Tuna Patties with Lemon-Dill Sauce

Tuna Patties with Lemon-Dill Sauce


Enjoy these easy-to-make crispy tuna patties, perfectly complemented by a creamy lemon-dill sauce. This dish is not only flavorful but also light and healthy, ideal for a nutritious lunch or dinner.


  • 2 cans (5 oz each) tuna, drained
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil for frying
  • For the sauce:
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons fresh dill, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine tuna, mayonnaise, egg, breadcrumbs, onion, lemon juice, dill, salt, and pepper.
  2. Form the mixture into patties.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Fry the patties until golden brown on both sides, about 4 minutes per side.
  4. For the sauce, mix Greek yogurt, lemon juice, dill, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  5. Serve the patties hot with the lemon-dill sauce on the side.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving:

  • 300 calories
  • 25g protein
  • 15g carbohydrates
  • 15g fat
  • 80mg cholesterol
  • 390mg sodium.

Health Benefits

Tuna is an excellent source of high-quality protein and omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for heart health. The lemon-dill sauce adds a refreshing touch and provides additional health benefits with its probiotic-rich Greek yogurt.

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