Homemade Tuna Cakes in a Whole-Wheat Roll, topped with Spinach, Hummus and Tahini Dressing

This penultimate recipe of the season a fishcake recipe adds an unexpected layer of decadence to tin tuna. Crisp and golden on the outside, and soft and flaky throughout, this protein-packed summer lunch can come together in just 15 minutes. Tuna is an excellent source of protein and adding in oats in place of breadcrumbs is a good way to sneak in some whole grains. For a little extra oomph, serve these cakes over a bed of greens, wholewheat rolls and with some Tahini Dressing. Ingredients 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 tin tuna in brine 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons fresh chopped parsley, plus more for garnish 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 cups baby spinach 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon hummus Method: 1. Place oats in a food processor. Pulse until ground, about 10 seconds. Transfer to a bowl. Add egg, tuna, mustard, 2 teaspoons parsley, lemon rind, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Mix to combine. 2. Make into round tuna patties 3. Heat a grill press on medium. Spray and cook. Add tuna cakes cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side, until bottoms are golden. 4. Arrange spinach, toss with lemon juice. Toast the whole-wheat rolls. 5. Build up your tuna burger. Spread hummus, top with spinach and then tuna patty. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and drizzle tahini dressing on top. Tahini Dressing: Ingredients 3 tablespoons tahini well stirred 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons warm water Method: Combine tahini, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl; mix well. Whisk in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until dressing reaches desired consistency. Refrigerate in an airtight container. #summereats #salads #summerfood #instaeats #instaeatssouthafrica #womenshealthmagazine #instafood #summerfood #instaeatsjozi #instakitchen #mykitchen #blogger #beautifulcuisine #bbcgoodfood #foodporn #foodblogfeed #shazeats 


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