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Tuna Patties Florentine

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  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Canned tuna 13 Ounce, drained, flaked (1 Can)
  Eggs 2
  Fresh bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Capers 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Grated onion 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. In 2-quart bowl, place butter or margarine; cover with large plate. Cook at high (100% power) 45 seconds or until butter melts.
2. Remove frozen spinach from package and place on plate. Cook, uncovered, at medium low (30% power) 5 to 6 minutes until thawed, turning spinach over once after 3 minutes.
3. Squeeze spinach to remove as much liquid as possible. To bowl with melted butter or margarine, add spinach, tuna, and remaining ingredients; stir with fork until well mixed.
4. Shape tuna mixture into six 3-inch round patties. Place patties in 13" by 9" baking dish; cover dish with waxed paper. Cook at medium (50% power) 12 minutes or until patties are firm, rotating each patty in dish a half turn after 6 minutes. Let patties stand, still covered, 5 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1228 Calories from Fat 591

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g102.1%

Saturated Fat 24.5 g122.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 553.8 mg184.6%

Sodium 2916.6 mg121.5%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 7.1 g28.4%

Sugars 3.9 g

Protein 131 g261.5%

Vitamin A 562.1% Vitamin C 147%

Calcium 48.1% Iron 86.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tuna Patties Florentine Recipe