Tuna Burgers with Dill Olive Mayo Recipe

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Milton Published: April 1, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Tuna Burgers with Dill Olive Mayo

Tuna burgers are healthy and fast to make. Grab a can of tuna and be creative with it! The secret to this simple burger lies in the dill olive mayo.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 18 minutes
Total: 33 minutes



For the Dill Olive Mayo:

  • cupmayonnaise
  • 1tbspfresh dill,chopped, or 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1tbspgreen olives,sliced, minced
  • 1tsplemon juice
  • ½tspcreole seasoning

For the Tuna Burgers:

  • 1large egg
  • ¼cupmayonnaise
  • 2canstuna in water,drained
  • ¾cuppanko bread crumbs,unseasoned
  • 2garlic cloves,minced or microplaned
  • ½cupcorn,frozen or fresh
  • ½cupcarrot,finely grated
  • ¼cupred bell pepper,minced
  • ¼cupyellow onion,minced
  • ¾tspcreole seasoning
  • 3tbspolive oil,stove top method, or cooking spray to bake

For Topping:

  • red onion,sliced, optional
  • lettuce,optional
  • hamburger buns


  1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, dill, olives, lemon juice, and Creole seasoning. Cover and place in refrigerator until the tuna burgers are ready to be served.

  2. In a small bowl, use a fork to combine the egg and mayonnaise. Add the tuna and stir to combine. In a separate, medium bowl combine panko, garlic, corn, carrot, red pepper, yellow onion, and Creole seasoning.

  3. Add the mayonnaise and tuna mixture to the panko mixture. Stir until well combined.

  4. Use a ⅓ cup measuring cup to measure out a heaping scoop of the tuna mixture and form it into 6 patties.

  5. Place a large cast-iron skillet in your oven, then preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. When it reaches the desired temperature, remove the skillet from the oven with oven mitts.

  6. Spray the inside of the skillet and both sides of the tuna burgers with cooking spray. Add the burgers to the skillet and return them to the oven.

  7. Bake for about 7 minutes or until the bottoms of the burgers are golden brown and crispy. Flip the burgers and cook until the other side is golden.

  8. Serve on toasted hamburger buns with the dill olive mayonnaise, sliced red onion, and lettuce.


  • Calories: 324.19kcal
  • Fat: 26.04g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.98g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.82g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 11.50g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.19g
  • Fiber: 1.11g
  • Sugar: 2.10g
  • Protein: 13.19g
  • Cholesterol: 59.56mg
  • Sodium: 317.24mg
  • Calcium: 39.80mg
  • Potassium: 206.24mg
  • Iron: 1.44mg
  • Vitamin A: 119.43µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.60mg
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