Tuna, Potato and Garlic Cakes
Preparation time: 50 min
These little tuna and potato cakes are such a great family meal that we have them on a regular basis.
400g floury potatoes, peeled and diced
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 leek, white part only, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
425g can Tuna Chunks, drained
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs
1 tbsp finely chopped chives
1 tsp finely grated lemon rind
flour for dusting
1/4 cup whole egg mayonnaise
1/4 cup light sour cream
1/2 tsp finely grated lemon rind
2 tsp lemon juice
1.Cook potatoes in a saucepan of boiling salted water for 12 minutes, or until tender. Drain and mash.
2.Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a frying pan. Add leek and garlic, cook for 4-5 minutes over low heat until tender. Combine mash with leek mixture,tuna , eggs, breadcrumbs, chives and lemon rind. Form into patties and dust each side lightly in flour.
3.Heat remaining oil in frying pan over medium heat. Add patties and cook in batches for 4 minutes either side. Drain on absorbent paper towel.
4.Combine mayonnaise and sour cream with lemon rind and juice. Serve with tuna cakes.