Tuna "Meatballs"


  • 1 slice day old bread
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 can tuna in olive oil, drained
  • 2 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, microwaved, cooled, peeled and mashed
  • 2 tablespoons minced parsley
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Grinding black pepper
  • Flour for coating the tuna balls
  • 1 large egg, beaten wit a fork
  • Dry breadcrumbs V
  • egetable oil for frying
  • Lemon wedges


  1. Crumble the bread slice and place in a medium size bowl; add milk and stir to combine.
  2. Add tuna, potatoes, parsley, salt and pepper and mix.
  3. With wet hands form “meatballs’ then coat each one in flour, egg and breadcrumbs.
  4. Place on plate as you make them.
  5. Fry in hot oil until golden brown; drain and serve with lemon wedges

This recipe was featured on Season Pronto! - Tuna Meatballs.

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What size can of tuna, and how many meatballs, does this make?

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