Syn Free Mini Tuna Couscous Patties - grab a few of these for a snack, serve as an appetizer or enjoy them for lunch with a mixed salad. Just a handful of simple ingredients for these delicious bites.
You know those times when you have a busy day ahead, you are going to be on your feet and out most of the day, but you really don't want to go off plan and also don't want to be caught out trying to find something that is on plan for lunch.
It's always a good time to have something prepared you can take with you, but sometimes things like soup in a flask or salads just won't cut it, you want something finger food like, that you can shove in a tub with a cool block and nibble at here and there as the hunger takes over. That's where these yummy Mini Tuna Couscous Patties are perfect. You can even make some of these delicious Low Syn Louisiana Remoulade to take alongside them in a little tub for dipping, add a few veggies sticks for some speed foods and you are sorted.
See even on busy days we can be slightly organized and on plan if we prepare. Of course, it's fine to have the occasional off day here and there when you are out all day like that, but if you have been really good and don't want to mess up your week, then recipes like this are a lifesaver.
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You can vary these up too, swap the tuna for salmon or even some shredded chicken if you are not a person who enjoys fish. You can even swap the fish or chicken altogether and just keep them veggie.
How can I add a ⅓ speed foods to these Mini Tuna Couscous Patties?
Serve these alongside a delicious mixed salad of your choice to add some speed foods to these. If you are taking these in a packed lunch, then some veggie crudites are a great option along with the Louisiana Remoulade Dip or if you are making these on a cold winter's day, then serving these with a bowl of delicious warming speed filled vegetable soup is a great option and there are heaps of Soup Recipes for you to browse through.
TO MAKE THIS DELICIOUS SYN FREE MINI TUNA COUSCOUS PATTIES YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING KITCHEN ITEMS:
- Measuring Cups
- Measuring Spoons
- Small mixing bowl
- Santoku Knife (perfect knife for chopping veg)
- Chopping Board
- Baking Tray
- Parchment Paper
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Syn Free Mini Tuna Couscous Patties | Slimming World
Yield 2 servings
This recipe is Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly
- Extra Easy - syn free per serving
- WW Smart Points - 7
- ½ cup of uncooked couscous
- 150g of canned tuna, flaked
- 3 spring onions, finely chopped
- pinch of cayenne
- 2 pinches of paprika
- 1 small sweet potato (approx 200g)
- 1 large egg
- salt and black pepper to season
- cooking oil spray
- Pierce the sweet potato and cook in a microwave for approx 4-5 mins until soft to the touch when pinched, set aside.
- Add the couscous to a bowl with 1 cup of boiling hot water. Cover and leave for 10 mins and then fluff up with a fork.
- Preheat oven to 200c/400f (gas mark 6)
- Cut the sweet potato in half and scoop out the flesh.
- Add the sweet potato to the couscous, along with the tuna, spring onion, paprika, cayenne, egg and some salt and black pepper to season and mix until all combined.
- Form into approx 8-10 mini patties.
- Place on a tray lined with parchment paper and spray over the top with cooking oil spray
- Bake in the oven for approx 30 mins, patties should be lightly golden.
Perfect served with this Low Syn Louisiana Remoulade Dip for 2 syns per serving
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Serving Size 4 mini patties (1 serving)
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 3.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.4 g
Cholesterol 119 mg
Sodium 285 mg
Total Carbohydrates 52.6 g
Dietary Fiber 5.4 g
Sugars 4.9 g
Protein 24.8 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.