Meal Prep: Tuna Cakes

How about a protein packed lunch you can make in one batch for the whole week?

How about a recipe with ingredients you probably have at home?

Sound good? Sounds like our own tasty tuna cakes!

(Okay, maybe you don’t have flax seed, but you should start now.)


  • 3 (5oz) cans of albacore tuna, in water
  • 2 omega-3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons of Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons of flax seeds, ground
  • 1 Tablespoon of fresh dill, minced; or 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • a dash black pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons of olive oil


  • Drain the tuna and flake it into a medium sized bowl. Add the eggs, lemon, Dijon, flax, dill and pepper. Mix well.
  • In a large skillet, place the olive oil over medium heat. Form the tuna mixture into 8 patties. Flatten each patty onto the skillet and cook for 3 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 8

Calories: 108

Fat: 5g

Carbohydrate: 0.4g

Protein: 15g

Fiber: 0.3g

Sodium: 182mg

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