In observance of Memorial Day, on Monday, May 27th, our offices will be closed and Food Connection team will be unavailable. We encourage you to use our online tool or dial 211 to find food near you. Find Food Near You

Find Food Near You

Easy Tuna Meatballs

November 1, 2021

by Sammi Lowe
Easy Tuna Meatballs

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Total Time: 30 Minutes

Author: Erika Duboff

Skill Level: Easy

Keyword: Meatballs, Appetizer

Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 3, 5oz cans of tuna, drained
  • 1/2 onion, small diced
  • 1/3 cup frozen spinach
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp mayonaise
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste

Looking for a quick dinner meal or nutritious snack for you and your family? Give these baked tuna meatballs a try! These tasty bites are a blend of canned tuna, vegetables, and savory herbs. Browned to perfection of the outside, juicy and tender in the inside. Dip them in your favorite dipping sauce, over a salad, or eat plain right out of the oven.

How to Make Easy Tuna Meatballs

1. Pre-heat oven to 400F.
2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Spray with cooking spray or spread 1 teaspoon of oil.
3. Defrost frozen spinach and squeeze extra water out.
4. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix.
5. Scoop and roll 2 Tablespoons of tuna mixture. Place tuna meatball onto prepared baking sheet.
6. Once all meatballs are rolled, baked for 20 minutes, or until golden brown on edges. Serve warm.