Cookbook:Tuna Melt Fishcakes

Tuna Melt Fishcakes
CategoryFish recipes
Time45 minutes

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This practical and tasty recipe can be served either hot or cold as a fast main course or for a picnic or a buffet.




  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC before beginning preparation.
  2. In a bowl beat the eggs and mix in well the drained tuna with the ricotta.
  3. Add a little salt and pepper, the lemon zest, basil or parsley, Parmesan and half the bread crumbs.
  4. Distribute a trickle of olive oil in an ovenproof dish.
  5. Work the ingredients well and, with the help of two spoons, form medium-sized balls to be covered in the other half of the breadcrumbs and lay them in the ovenproof dish.
  6. Bake in the oven for 25–30 minutes and serve warm or cold drizzling with lemon juice and accompanied by a green salad.