Baked Tuna Balls

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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (6 1/2 ounce) can tuna, drained
  • 1
  • 14
    cup fine dry breadcrumbs (enough to hold the balls together) or 1/4 cup soft breadcrumbs (enough to hold the balls together)
  • 3
    tablespoons mayonnaise (Hellman's is best)
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons chopped onions or 2 -3 tablespoons green onions, if desired
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or 1 -2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons chopped almonds
  • 1
  • 12
    teaspoon poultry seasoning, to taste
  • 12
    cup crushed corn flakes (for coating)
  • 3
    tablespoons melted butter
  • seasoning salt (I use seasoning salt for this) or regular white salt, to taste (I use seasoning salt for this)
  • black pepper, to taste (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 375 degrees.
  • Prepare a greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan, or any size to fit the tuna balls.
  • In a bowl, combine the tuna, egg, breadcrumbs, mayo, onion, parsley, almonds, mustard, poultry seasoning, salt, pepper and fresh garlic, or garlic powder (if using), do NOT add the crushed Corn Flakes cereal; combine well.
  • Shape into 40 balls (for cocktail size) or larger balls, any size you desire.
  • Roll completely and evenly in the crushed Corn Flakes cereal to coat well.
  • Dip the coated balls completely in melted butter.
  • Place on a baking sheet/pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes (for the cocktail size), and 20-25 minutes (depending on how large you make the balls) for the larger size, DON'T OVERBAKE, these do not take long to to get done.
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