Crumbed tuna and sweet potato patties

Crumbed tuna and sweet potato patties


  • 1 Sweet potato - large size. 
  • 1 thumb sized ginger clove. 
  • 1 large size of tuna. 
  • Thyme leaves. 
  • 2 eggs.


  • Peel and dice sweet potato. Add to boiling water until soft; drain and mash leaving the mashed sweet potato in the pot.
  • Peel and dice ginger to add with thyme leaves. Add ginger and thyme leaves into the pot with the mashed sweet potato.
  • Add two cracked eggs and mix with ingredients in pot until eggs are mixed together well. 
  • Heat a pan on medium; roll mash mix and dip into a crumbled mixture (quinoa flakes are suggested). Once crumbed to suit add to hot frying pan and fry until crumbed mixture turns dark gold to brown.



  1. You can add more flavours i.e. garlic, chilli etc. 
  2. cooking these patties can take some time to get use to, cooking slow on a lower heat rather than on high usually allows them to stick together better. 
  3. Add any veggies with them or even a salad - whatever suits you!
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