Waffled Tuna Cakes with Lemon Dill Aioli

Preparation 10 minutes Cook Time 30 minutesInactive Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: Serves 6     adjust servings



Tuna Cakes

  • 3 cans Genova Albacore Tuna in Olive Oil in Easy Open Cans, drained
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 3 tbsp avocado oil mayonnaise
  • 2 green onions, chopped (white and light green parts only)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten

Lemon Dill Aioli

  • 1/3 cup avocado oil mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh chopped dill
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced


Tuna Cakes:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the tuna, almond flour, mayonnaise, onions, salt, and pepper. Break the tuna up with a fork and really mash the ingredients together.
  2. Add the egg whites and mix in thoroughly. Using your hand, form the mixture into 6 even patties about ¾ inch thick. Place on a waxed paper lined tray and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat the waffle iron to medium and spray with coconut oil spray or lightly brush with coconut or avocado oil. Place one patty in the center of the waffle iron and carefully close the lid. Let cook until golden brown, 2 to 4 minutes.
  4. Repeat with remaining patties.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice, dill and garlic until well combined. Dollop over tuna cakes.


Recipe Notes


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