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Healthy Freezer Tuna Cakes

These healthy freezer tuna cakes can be made up to 3 months ahead and are the perfect back up protein option to have in your freezer for any meal.
Course Dinner, Freezer, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine American, Seafood
Keyword can you freeze tuna cakes?, freezer meal, freezer tuna cakes, healthy freezer meal, healthy tuna cakes, tuna cakes, tuna patties
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 Tuna Cakes
Calories 60kcal
Author Kelli Shallal MPH RD



  • Preheat oven to 350F.  Line a muffin tin with silicone muffin liners, paper liners, or grease with cooking spray.
  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Split evenly among 12 muffin cups.  
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until inserted toothpick comes out clean.  
  • Remove from the oven, let the tuna cakes completely cool in the fridge (at least a few hours.)
  • Freeze in a freezer bag or container.

To Eat After Freezing

  • Either defrost them in the fridge overnight, then reheat to 165F in the microwave. Or reheat directly from frozen in the microwave wrapped in a paper towel for 2-4 minutes until tuna cakes reach 165F.



Serving: 1Tuna Cake | Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g