Tuna & Wasabi Burgers with Tomato & Onion

With a delightful balance of macros this dish can be served as a lunch time or evening meal, a post workout snack or to impress on a first date.

 

Ingredients (serves 2)

for the burgers

2 tuna steaks (average size 115g)

1 tablespoon sesame seeds

2 teaspoons wasabi paste

1 tablespoon flour

low sodium salt & black pepper

1/2 tablespoon sesame oil

 

for the topping

120g cherry tomatoes halved

120g red onion

medium strength red or green chilli (or a blend of both)

juice of 1/2 a lime

100g gluten free ciabatta bread

 

Method

  1. Half the cherry tomatoes and finely chop the onion and chilli then set aside at room temperature while you prep the burgers

 

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2. Place the tuna steak, sesame seeds, wasabi paste, flour and salt and pepper in a food processor and blend into a smooth paste

3. Remove from food processor and make into 4 patties with damp hands

 

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4. Heat the oil in a non stick frying pan and cook the burgers for 3 minutes either side (or until cooked through)

 

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5. Serve the burgers on lightly toasted ciabatta bread and top with the tomato, onion and chilli

6. Garnish with a squeeze of lime

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

Kcal: 377kcal

protein: 39g

carbohydrate: 30g

fat: 10g

sugar: 6g

 

 

 

 

 

 

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