Broiled Rice & Tuna Patties

  • 6 ounces tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 cup cooked whole grain brown rice
  • ½ cup carrot, finely shredded, 1 medium
  • ⅓ cup onion, finely chopped
  • ⅓ cup dry-roasted peanuts, chopped
  • ¼ cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, snipped
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • ½ teaspoon dried dillweed
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 English muffins, split
  • 4 ounces American cheese, sliced
  • pickle slices

Preheat broiler. In a large bowl, stir together tuna, rice, carrot, onion, peanuts, bread crumbs, parsley, milk, dillweed and pepper. Add egg and mix well.

Shape mixture into four 3/4″ thick patties. Lightly coat broiler pan with cooking spray and place patties on pan.

Broil 4″ from heat for 7 minutes. Turn patties over; add English muffin halves to rack. Broil about 2 minutes more or until patties are cooked through (160 F) and muffins are toasted.

Place a tuna patty on each muffin half. Top evenly with cheese. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes more or until cheese melts. Serve with pickle slices.

 

Better Homes & Gardens

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