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Tuna Patties with Creamed Pea Sauce Recipe

Tuna Patties with Creamed Pea Sauce Recipe

4 servings

 

Ingredients:

2 cans light tuna packed in water, drained

3/4 cup unseasoned dry bread crumbs, divided

1/4 cup each: finely chopped onion, celery

2 tablespoons chopped green bell pepper

3 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

Salt and cayenne pepper, to taste

1 egg

 

Creamed Pea Sauce:

2 tablespoons each: margarine or butter, flour

1 cup each: fat-free half and half or fat-free milk, frozen, thawed peas

Salt and pepper, to taste

Method:

Combine tuna, 1/2 cup bread crumbs, onion, celery, bell pepper, mayonnaise, and Worcestershire sauce in medium bowl, season to taste with salt and cayenne pepper. Mix in egg, shape into 4 patties, about 1/2 inch thick and coat with remaining 1/4 cup bread crumbs. Cook patties in lightly greased medium skillet over medium heat until browned, about 5 minutes on each side. Serve with creamed pea sauce.

 

Cream Pea Sauce:

Melt margarine in small saucepan, stir in flour and cook 1 minute. Whisk in half and half, heat to boiling. Boil, whisking until thickened, about 1 minute. Stir in peas, cook over low heat 2 to 3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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