Tuna Croquettes with Marinara Sauce

  • Preparation 15 MIN
    Cooking 15 MIN
  • Servings 4
  • Freezes


Marinara Sauce



Marinara Sauce

  1. In a saucepan, soften the garlic in the oil. Add the tomatoes. Bring to a boil and simmer gently for about 10 minutes. Add the basil. Adjust the seasoning. Keep warm.


  1. In a food processor, purée the beans and egg until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and add the tuna, 125 ml (1/2 cup) of breadcrumbs and the chives. Stir to combine. Adjust the seasoning.
  2. Place the remaining breadcrumbs in a shallow bowl. Set aside.
  3. Shape the tuna mixture into 12 patties with about 60 ml (1/4 cup) each. Coat with the breadcrumbs.
  4. In a large non-stick skillet, brown the patties in the oil for about 3 minutes per side.
  5. Serve with the marinara sauce and a green vegetable.


Variation You can also serve the croquettes with tartar sauce. Freezes well.

Healthy Pick

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Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving

Content % Daily Value
Calories 660  
Total Fat 23 g  
Saturated Fat 4 g  
Sodium (salt) 1200 mg  
Carbohydrates 65 g  
Fibre 11 g  
Protein 50 g