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Paleo Tuna Cakes Made With Sweet Potatoes

If you are eating Paleo or maybe just looking for a healthier option to the old fashioned tuna cakes, then this recipe is for you. I am going to show you how to make these Paleo tuna cakes.

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Paleo, healthy, tuna cakes, sweet potato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes


  • 1/2 Cup Minced Red Bell Pepper
  • 2 Cans Tuna In Water drained
  • 1/2 Cup Cassava Flour
  • 2 Cups Shredded Sweet Potato raw
  • 1/3 Cup Jalapeno minced and seeds removed
  • 1/2 Tsp Chili Powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 Tsp Himalayan Pink Salt optional
  • 1/4 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Onion Powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees

  2. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray or you can add a piece of parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Set it aside.

  3. Grab a medium mixing bowl, add all ingredients and combine using clean hands. 

  4. Use a ⅓ measuring cup to scoop up the mixture. Then form into patties.

  5. Add the patties to the prepared baking sheet. Bake the patties in the preheated oven for 20-23 minutes.

  6. Flip them halfway through so they cook evenly on both sides.