Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Thursday: Crunchy Tuna Bites with Carrots
I am always looking for ways to get my preschooler and toddler and 12 month old to eat fish! This recipe seemed like a great way to "disguise" the fish. It is a very simple recipe, with very few ingredients. This recipe is very Whole food oriented and healthy for your family!
Here is what you need:
7-10 oz tuna-drained, 1 egg, 1 tsp fresh parsley (i used dried), 1 cup whole wheat bread crumbs (I used seasoned regular bread crumbs- couldn't find whole wheat at my store!), 1 TB whole wheat flour, olive oil, salt and pepper
Mash the tuna a/ the egg, parsley and a pinch of salt and pepper
Add bread crumbs, mix well. Then add enough flour to bind mixture together.
Shape into 15-20 balls
Refrigerate for 15 min. & preheat your oven to 375
Drizzle olive oil on baking sheet, place tuna bites on top, drizzle more olive oil on top of tuna bites
Bake at 375 for 15-20 minutes. Add some veggies and enjoy!
Overall, my kids and my husband really enjoyed this recipe. I thought the tuna bites were a bit dry and definitely needed some dipping sauce to help them out a bit.
Does anyone else have a creative recipe out there for Tuna?