Taco TUNA Burgers Recipe (High Protein/Fiber)

Taco Tuna Burgers Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

This Taco Tuna Burgers recipe is quick, full of fiber, high in protein, AND delicious! What more could you want from a can of tuna? Calorie information included!

Here is the recipe:

  • 4 Cans Tuna
  • 1 Cup (120g) Celery
  • 1 Cup (150g) Yellow Onion
  • 2 Extra Large Eggs
  • 10 1/3 Ounces (305g) 98% Fat Free Cream of Mushroom
  • 1 Packet Lower Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 8 Tablespoons (64g) Wheat Germ
  • 1/2 Cup (40g) Rolled Oats

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:

  • Calories: 1230
  • Fat: 30g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 2321mg
  • Carbs: 119g
  • Fiber: 29g
  • Sugar: 27g
  • Protein: 121g

Calories in each Burger (if you make 6):

  • Calories: 205
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: .6g
  • Sodium: 386.8mg
  • Carbs: 19.8g
  • Fiber: 4.8g
  • Sugar: 4.5g
  • Protein: 20.1g

Drain your Tuna, take out a large bowl, and add your drained Tuna into it. Turn your Rolled Oats into Oat Flour by blending or processing them until they look like flour. Chop up your Celery and Yellow Onion. Add in your chopped Celery, Yellow Onion, Oat Flour, and the rest of your ingredients into the large bowl. Mix everything together. Take out a baking sheet, coat it with some non-stick cooking spray, and shape your mix into burgers. Cook on 400°F/206°C for 10:00-12:00. Mouthgasm!


  • Top a few of them with a slice of cheese before the oven!

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The Protein Chef

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.


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