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Corn & Zucchini Tuna Burgers

  • Yield: 6 burgers 1x


  • 2 (5-oz.) cans tuna in water, drained
  • 1 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs – processed in food processor from 4 slices toasted bread
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper (fresh ground if possible)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup zucchini, shredded
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels (thawed from frozen or fresh)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients except oil and butter. Form into 6 patties.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in large non-stick skillet. When hot, place 3 patties in pan and fry until golden brown, about 4 minutes. Flip and fry about 3 minutes on other side. Repeat with remaining 3 patties.
  3. Serve on lettuce leaves (or on a bun) with mayo and more fresh basil.