Menu Monday – Spicy Tuna Cakes

Recently, Warren shared this recipe on the RISE blog.  It’s another tried & true favorite!

tuna cakes

It hails from nom nom paleo & is an easy, weekly staple that everyone is sure to love!  See the original recipe with pictures here.


  • 3 tbsp melted ghee, divided (could sub in grassfed butter or coconut oil)
  • 10 oz white albacore tuna in water, drained
  • 3 scallions, minced
  • 3 tbsp minced cilantro
  • 1 1/3 c mashed sweet potato
  • zest from 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 finely minced jalapeño pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 & use a brush to grease a muffin pan with 1 tbsp melted ghee (or you could use paper or reusable muffin tins)
  2. Mix together tuna, scallions, cilantro & sweet potato
  3. Mix in lemon zest, jalapeño pepper, eggs, red pepper, salt & pepper
  4. Scoop 1/4 c of the mixture into each muffin tin
  5. Bake for 20-25 mins

Happy eats!!


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