Grilled Tuna Burger

Recipe adapted from Red Gold Tomatoes. For more information, visit their website.


  • 2 (7 ounce) pounches albacore tuna, or 2 (6 ounce) cans albacore tuna in water
  • 1 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can can Red Gold® Petite Diced Tomatoes W/Lime Juice & Cilantro, drained
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 4 tablespoons dill dip


Set EGG for direct cooking at 350°F/177°C.

In a large bowl combine tuna, bread crumbs, onion, celery, salt, black pepper, Old Bay seasoning, Red Gold Tomatoes and eggs; mix well.  Shape into 4 patties, ¾ inch thick.  Refrigerate for 30 minutes before cooking.

Spray grates with cooking spray. Place patties on EGG and cook 8 to 10 minutes until deep golden brown, turning once.

Place a tablespoon of dill dip on the bottom of the bun.  Top with tuna patty and top half of bun.

Option: Add a leaf of lettuce and a slice of red onion.

Option:  The tuna burgers can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator overnight.

Makes 4 servings


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