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Mediterreanean Tuna Burger


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Mediterreanean Tuna Burger

Top a tuna burger with olive tapenade for a full Mediterranean effect.


  • Prep Time : 10+ 1 hour chill time min
  • Cook Time : 30 min
  • Ready Time : 40 min


4 burgers


  • 1 pound ahi tuna steak, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 4 Kaiser rolls, split
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 8 tablespoons Black Olive Tapanade
  • ½ cup arugula


  1. In a food processor, combine tuna, garlic, chives, salt, thyme, and lemon zest. Pulse to chop and combine until a coarse mixture is formed. Form 4 patties and place on a greased sheet pan. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight.
  2. Cook burgers on a preheated grill or grill pan for 15 to 18 minutes per side or until cooked through. Remove from grill and let rest for 5 minutes. Place each burger on a kaiser roll with 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons Black Olive Tapenade, and a few arugula leaves.


About Jamie Geller


Jamie Geller is the only best-selling cookbook author who wants to get you out of the kitchen – not because she doesn’t love food – but because she has tons to do. As “The Bride Who Knew Nothing” Jamie found her niche specializing in fast, fresh, family recipes. Now the "Queen of Kosher" (CBS) and the "Jewish Rachael Ray" (New York Times), she's the creative force behind JoyofKosher.com and "Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller" magazine . Jamie and her hubby live in Israel with their five busy kids who give her plenty of reasons to get out of the kitchen - quickly. Check out her new book, "Joy of Kosher: Fast, Fresh Family Recipes."




One Response to Mediterreanean Tuna Burger

  1. avatar says: Yehuda

    sounds delicious.

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