Tuna Tailgating Sliders

Tuna Tailgating Slider
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    Recipe Yield: 6 sliders

20 minutes

A spicy snack while cheering on your favorite team!


  • 2 pouches (2.6 oz.) StarKist® Chunk Light Tuna, 25% less sodium
  • ¾ cup bread crumbs, divided
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese, reduced fat
  • ½ cup fat free mayonnaise (not salad dressing)
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped scallions
  • 1/8 cup liquid egg substitute
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped Chipotle Peppers packed in adobo sauce
  • 2 tsp. canola oil
  • 6 slider buns
  • Lettuce and tomato for garnish (optional)
  • Avocado and cilantro (optional)


  • 1. Combine tuna, ½ cup bread crumbs, cheese, mayonnaise, onion and egg substitute in a medium bowl; mix well
  • 2. Mix mayonnaise and Chipotle peppers well. Add to tuna mixture and combine thoroughly. 3. Form into 6 patties (~1/4 cup mixture per patty); place remaining ¼ cup bread crumbs on a plate. Coat each side of the patty with bread crumbs.
  • 4. Heat oil in non-stick skillet over medium heat. Cook patties 3 to 5 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  • 5. Place tuna patty on slider bun with a lettuce and tomato as desired. Top with avocado and chopped cilantro if desired.
  • Alternate cooking directions: Preheat oven to 425ºF. 5. Spray baking sheets with cooking spray; place patties on baking sheets. Bake for 10 minutes on one side. Flip and bake for 10 minutes on the other side or until lightly browned.

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