tuna croquettes with mustard cream recipe

tuna croquettes with mustard cream

prep time: 15 minutes
cook time: 5 minutes
ready in: 20 minutes

makes: 6 servings, 4 oz. each


  • 1 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon plain non-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup chopped dill, lightly packed
  • 2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 12 oz. can tuna in water, lightly flaked
  • Ground pepper to taste
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup plain non-fat yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

The nutritional content of recipes is calculated by a registered dietitian. Because ingredients and measurements may vary, the values we give are close approximations.


  1. Combine potatoes, onion and 1 tablespoon yogurt until smooth. Stir in dill, lemon and pepper.
  2. Lightly fold in tuna. Pour in egg whites and mix. Divide mixture into 6 croquettes.
  3. Spray a large, non-stick skillet with butter flavored non-stick vegetable cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium heat (30 seconds or until hot). Cook 1 ½ minutes on each side or until nicely browned and heated through.
  4. Combine 1/4 cup yogurt and mustard. Blend until creamy. Top each croquette with 2 teaspoons of mustard cream.
  5. Serve on rolls with lettuce and tomato, or with a side salad.

Per Serving: 90 calories, 1g fat, 1g saturated fat, 15mg cholesterol. 150mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 16g protein