Tuna & Pepper Croquettes

Photography: Tango/C. | Food Styling: Nataly Simard | Prop Styling: Caroline Simon

A tasty quick-and-easy weeknight entrée that costs less than $4 per serving!

  • Total time 30 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings


Creamy Green Onion Sauce (recipe, see right):


In bowl, combine tuna, pepper, green onion, garlic, egg, yogurt, bread crumbs and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper. With wet hands, shape mixture by 1/4 cupfuls into eight 1/2-inch thick croquettes. (Make-ahead: Can be stored in airtight container and refrigerated overnight.)

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add croquettes and cook, turning halfway through cooking time, until golden on each side, 6 to 8 minutes.

Drizzle croquettes with Creamy Green Onion Sauce and garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

Creamy Green Onion Sauce 

In small bowl, combine 1/2 cup 2% plain Greek yogurt, 2 finely chopped green onions, 1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro, 2 tsp olive oil and 1 tsp lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. (Make-ahead: Can be stored in airtight container and refrigerated for up to 3 days.) Makes about 1/2 cup.

Nutritional facts PER SERVING (WITH 1 TBSP SAUCE): about

  • Calories 225
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 80 mg
  • Sodium 300 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 22 g
  • Iron 2.3 mg
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Tuna & Pepper Croquettes