Cheese-Topped Tuna Burgers

Cheese-Topped Tuna Burgers

These easy-to-prepare tuna burgers are a great way to enjoy tuna.

10 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings


2 (6-ounce) cans tuna in water, drained
2 cups (36 to 40) crushed buttery round crackers
1 rib (1/2 cup) celery, finely chopped
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
6 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American
6 hamburger buns, toasted
Lettuce leaves, if desired
Tomato slices, if desired


Combine tuna, 1 cup cracker crumbs, celery, mayonnaise, onion powder and egg in bowl. Shape mixture into six (4-inch) patties.

Place remaining cracker crumbs into pie pan or shallow bowl. Lightly press both sides of tuna patties into cracker crumbs.

Melt butter in 12-inch skillet until sizzling. Cook tuna patties over medium-high heat, carefully turning once, 6-8 minutes or until golden brown. Top each with 1 slice cheese. Serve on hamburger bun with lettuce and tomato, if desired.

Recipe Tip

Chunk light tuna is moister, softer in texture and darker in color than albacore tuna. Patties made with albacore tuna will be slightly firmer than those made with chunk light tuna.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 510

Fat: 29g

Cholesterol: 95mg

Sodium: 850mg

Carbohydrates: 35g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 23g

Recipe #12599©2003Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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