The Greatest Muscle-Building Tuna Burger

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With plenty of protein and little fat, tuna is one of the best foods for muscle growth and recovery. By combining the canned fish with a few simple ingredients you can make a delicious burger in a matter of minutes—one that packs more health benefits than a beef or turkey version. Another bonus to the tuna burger: Tuna is a great source of omega-3 fatty acid, which supports muscle growth, helps cut your risk for heart disease, and boasts anti-inflammatory properties.

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TUNA BURGERS

Ingredients: 

  • 1–2 cans chunk light tuna or albacore in water, or equivalent amount of raw tuna 
  • 2 tbsp oats
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup minced onion
  • 1/3 cup minced celery
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Combine the tuna, oats, and egg. Stir in vegetables, mayo, hot sauce, salt, and pepper.
  2. Form mixture into patties.
  3. Place a nonstick skillet over medium heat and add patties when hot. Cook until egg (and raw tuna, if you used it) is done and patties are solid.

Serves: 2

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