Grilled Tuna Burger
Great tuna taste that’s dressed up into a dinner burger. A light and tasty alternative to beef.
2 (7 ounce) pouches albacore tuna, or 2 (6 ounce) cans albacore tuna in water, drained and flaked1 cup panko bread crumbs1/4 cup chopped onion1/4 cup chopped celerySalt and black pepper to taste1/4 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning2 eggs, beaten4 toasted sesame seed buns4 tablespoons dill dip, southwest ranch dip or cucumber yogurt dip
- Preheat grill to medium heat. In a large bowl combine tuna, bread crumbs, onion, celery, salt, black pepper, Old Bay seasoning, petite diced tomatoes and eggs; mix well. Shape into 4 patties, ¾ inch thick. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before grilling.
- Spray grates with cooking spray. Place patties on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from the coals. Cook 8 to 10 minutes until deep golden brown, turning once.
- Place a tablespoon of dill dip on the bottom of the bun. Top with tuna patty and top half of bun. Add a leaf of lettuce and a slice of red onion.
- Option: The tuna burgers can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator overnight.