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Tuna and Tomato Whopper

Tuna and Tomato Whopper

This delicious tuna whopper sandwich is a very healthy recipe which can be served for lunch or dinner with a taste, that all who enjoy it, will rave about.

  Total Time: 30 Min 

  Yield: Serves 4


Tuna Patty

  • 2 cups canned tuna
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp sweet basil

  • 1/2 tsp dill weed
  • 1/2 tsp cilantro
  • 1 tbsp Cape Crystal xanthan gum
  • 1/4 Vegtable oil


  • Ciabatta Buns


Bun Garnishes

  • Lettuce
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 1 salt and pepper
  • pickle or cucumber slices
  • garlic salt
  • lime juice

How to Make It:

Step 1:


Drain the two cans of tuna.

Step 2:

Put tuna, egg, basil, dill weed, xanthan gum, and cilantro into a bowl. Mix well. Then add parmesan cheese and mix. Form into a thin patties.

Step 3:


In a frying pan, add oil and fry the patties until done by showing a nice crispy crust. Move to paper towels to absorb excess oil.

Step 4:


Slice the tomatoes and salt and pepper to taste. Add slices of pickle and lettuce to warmed ciabata bun. Place the patty in the bun.

Step 5:


For a cool variation substitute sliced cumcumber for pickles. Then for a finishing touch squeeze lime jiuice on the patty and add garlic salt.

Step 6:


This tuna patty whopper will be a hit no matter how you adorn it - mayonnaise, catsup, tarter sauce or just plain as they are so juicy.

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