Tuscan Chicken Cakes

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Total Time
10 mins
6 mins

Easy to make and a great way to use up leftover chicken. This recipe has a lot of great tastes going on. Came from a blog site.

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  • 3 cups cooked chicken, shredded and finely chopped
  • 1 cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs, divided
  • 14 cup mayonnaise (not miracle whip, please )
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 12 cup basil pesto
  • 2 tablespoons honey mustard
  • 13 cup finely chopped roasted red pepper, drained
  • 13 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Mix chicken, 1/2 cup bread crumbs, mayo, egg, pesto, honey mustard, peppers and red onion. Using 1/3 cup measure shape chicken into 8 cakes /patties.
  2. Lightly coat each cake in the remaining 1/2 cup bread crumbs.
  3. Heat oil in pan over high heat. Add cakes and cook until golden brown. About 3 minutes each side. Drain on paper towels and enjoy.