Leftover Tuna Salad Patties

Don’t let your leftover tuna salad go to waste. Leftover Tuna Salad Patties taste like a perfectly flavoured tuna sandwich. With sautéed onions, garlic, celery salt, and Italian bread crumbs, it’s hard not to love this flavour boosted patty.

  • Author: Jessica
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 5 1x
  • Category: Dinner or Lunch
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American/Canadian


Units Scale
  • 1 1/5 cups leftover tuna salad or 2 (6 ounce) cans of tuna, drained and flaked plus 3 tablespoons low fat mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons egg whites or 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C).
  2. Coat a non-stick pan with cooking spray, sauté onion for 5 to 8 minutes, or until brown. Remove when done.
  3. Combine leftover tuna (or canned tuna with mayonnaise), eggs, onion, bread crumbs, garlic powder, and celery salt.
  4. Form patties, place on parchment paper covered baking sheet.
  5. Bake 10 minutes on each side. Serve and enjoy!


  • Serving Size: Serves 4
  • Calories: 181.8kcal
  • Sugar: 2.39g
  • Sodium: 462.77mg
  • Fat: 3.62g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.71g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0.67g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.8g
  • Fiber: 1.18g
  • Protein: 23.51g
  • Cholesterol: 35.72mg

Keywords: tuna patties made from leftover tuna salad

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