Tuna, Potato and Garlic Cakes

 

Tuna, Potato and Garlic Cakes

Servings: 4

Preparation time: 50 min

 

These little tuna and potato cakes are such a great family meal that we have them on a regular basis.

 

Ingredients

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

Sauce:

1/4 cup whole egg mayonnaise

1/4 cup light sour cream

1/2 tsp finely grated lemon rind

2 tsp lemon juice

Directions

 

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.

 

 

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