Easy Cheesy Baked Tuna Balls- low carb, grain free and gluten free. A very tasty snack!
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5 from 3 votes

Easy Cheesy Baked Tuna Balls

Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: gluten free, keto, low carb, primal
Cuisine: appetizers, snacks
Servings: 12
Calories: 180kcal
Author: Stacey


  • 6 -7 ounce can tuna drained and broken up with a fork,
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ¼ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp golden flax meal
  • 1 tbsp heaping mayonnaise
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or avocado oil for baking
  • Breaded Coating:
  • 3 tbsp almond flour
  • ½ tbsp parmesan cheese
  • tsp sea salt
  • tsp black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400 F, and use the tbsp oil to grease a baking sheet.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine all the tuna ball ingredients except for the oil and coating ingredients. Mix thoroughly.
  • In a separate medium size mixing bowl combine all the breaded coating ingredients. mix together thoroughly.
  • Take a tbsp of tuna mixture and roll into a ball shape with hands.
  • Roll tuna ball in the breaded coating mixture to cover and place on oiled baking sheet.
  • Once done rolling and coating tuna balls, bake for 14 minutes until lightly browned, turning over halfway through cooking time.
  • Remove from oven and serve.


*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*


Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 13g | Fiber: 1g