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One of the most popular staple meals in the United States is that of a hamburger. Because of this, it can be a bit daunting to fundamentally change something that is so crucial about the hamburger, like changing the meat from beef to tuna, for example, especially when considering that tuna is not always a favorite of some pickier eaters. But even the most selective eaters will adore the tuna burger sandwiches. It takes everything you love about a burger and makes it healthier to eat and quicker to prepare. You can also festoon the sandwich with any toppings you love!

Easy Tuna Patties

One of the top qualities of the tuna burger sandwiches is the readiness with which they can be cooked and eaten. When you have already had a busy day, the last thing you want to do is begin a lengthy recipe with numerous steps and ingredients. Work, school, familial obligations, and more can comprise a ton of your time during the day and there is not always a reason why you should force yourself to add an elaborate meal on top of all of that. Between a large amount of dishes, time allotted for meal preparation, and the time it takes to cook, you never want to indulge in a recipe that will be time-consuming, especially if you have no time left to consume.

That is the magic of the tuna burger sandwiches. Not only do they take fewer than thirty minutes to cook from the time you put the ingredients on your counter to the time you finally plate all of the foods, but the steps required to make them are also as minimal as can be for a dish that is this delicious.

Additionally, the fact that these are tuna burgers and not regular hamburgers helps because the need for a grill is eliminated. Instead, all you have to do is assemble the necessary ingredients, wrap the burgers in tinfoil, and then pop them in the oven for fifteen minutes. It is an extremely simple, largely hands-off procedure. It will make the meal at the end of your day worth it.

Healthy Tuna Patties

In addition to the expediency of the tuna burger sandwiches that makes it a fan favorite for families and busy parents, there is another major pro on the pros and cons list of the tuna burgers. (And, just so you know, there are no cons whatsoever.) In addition to being simple and speedy to cook, the tuna patties are also incredibly healthy and can do a lot of good for the person eating them, especially when compared to alternatives, like standard hamburgers made of ground beef, for example.

When a person experiences health concerns, one of the top requests from the doctor is that the patient reduces the amount of red meat consumption in his, or her, life. By eating tuna patties this is already reducing the red meat in a major way, without sacrificing any of the taste. You can maintain the same lifestyle you always had, with a delicious palette all the same, and still be eating healthier regularly. Plus, you keep your whole family healthy with the tuna patties, too!

On top of being healthy for people, the tuna burger sandwiches are also extremely healthy for the environment, as a whole.

If you enjoyed this recipe, make sure to check out our Mama's Southern Fried Chicken Recipe and our Chicken Parmesan Recipe

 

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Tuna Burger Sandwiches Recipe


  • Author: Moms Who Think
  • Total Time: 25 Minutes

Description

One of the top qualities of the tuna burger sandwiches is the readiness with which they can be cooked and eaten. When you have already had a busy day, the last thing you want to do is begin a lengthy recipe with numerous steps and ingredients.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 26 ounce cans tuna, packed in water
  • 6 slices cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • Small onion, minced
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 6 hamburger buns

Instructions

  1. Layer ingredients on the buns.
  2. Wrap in aluminum foil.
  3. Place in oven at 350°F for 15 minutes. Serve hot.
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: easy tuna patties, healthy tuna patties