15 simple and delicious canned tuna recipes to try this weekend
Almost everyone we know remembers tuna sandwiches for lunch as a baby. While it’s delicious, this way of enjoying canned tuna is certainly not the most delicious or adventurous, especially considering all the different ways var use canned tuna. Of course, cooking with canned tuna might not sound very fancy, but it’s healthy, fast, easy and very budget-friendly, so we’d say the pros definitely outweigh the cons! That's why we're always looking for new, delicious canned tuna recipes that we've never tried.
If you feel as interested as we have learned to use canned tuna in new ways, check out this list of 15 delicious canned tuna recipes and food ideas we’ve come across in search so far!
1. Mom's traditionally fried tuna casserole
Like the tuna sandwiches we mentioned earlier, the tuna stew is another childhood staple for many familiar people. It's also another simple but very convenient way to make tuna and specially canned tuna, so if you've never tried it before, we definitely encourage you to do it! The recipe for this mom's tuna stew is described Eat inside, eat outside is a great place to start.
2. Single-pot tuna casserole with hob
Are you practically passionate about the idea of making yourself a delicious treat, but don't do it often because you live together and find too many portions of the stew in the pans? Maybe you're just in a hurry than baking anything. In any case, you will probably be better able to deal with this alternative version of Chelsea Messy apron! They will show you how to make one pot of tuna instead.
3. The Provencal tuna melts
While we’re talking about amazing classic tuna recipes that work especially well with canned tuna, let’s talk about the tuna melt! The concept is simple; season or stir the tuna, just as you would, put it on the bread as with an open sandwich, top it with your favorite cheese and bake until the bread is toasted and the cheese has melted. In case you would like to add a little extra flavor and easily move the food to the next level, however, here is a recipe from Food 52 which shows how to get a tuna to melt the Provencal style.
4. Mediterranean tuna pasta
Now, seafood pasta is absolutely another household favorite, but we find that it is not served as often with tuna as it is with, for example, shrimp or scallops. In fact, we never really thought about including tuna in pasta before until we saw this delicious recipe from Simple recipes and now we can't get it enough! Take a closer look at their page to see how these Mediterranean tuna pasta were made.
5. The best tuna pies without mayonnaise
If you are looking for an alternative to meatless burgers, Pescatari friendly, look no further! In addition to being made from canned tuna rather than beef, these particular pies are also slightly healthier than usual because they are made without mayonnaise in a mixture. She loves Biscotti shows how to achieve this by adding a few other finely chopped things to get an extra subtle flavor.
6. Quick and easy canned tuna pasta
Do you still feel very intrigued by the idea of making delicious seafood pasta using canned tuna, but are also not sure how well your young children will be perceived by the Mediterranean spinning that was in your previous recipe? Then maybe you’ll be better off with these quick and easy canned tuna pasta from Salt and lavender it's prepared a little more like spaghetti aioli!
7. Mexican chopped tuna salad
For those people who hope to be a little more calorie-conscious this summer, but who also have a soft spot for other Mexican flavors, here is a delicious recipe that is basically innocent, easy to prepare and very unique! Kima hunger shows you how to mix a delicious Mexican shredded tuna salad with all your usual taco mounts (with a little less sour cream and cheese than the ones you've ever liked). Instead of serving it in a hard or soft taco shell, they still recommend filling your stuffing into a lettuce leaf for some satisfying crunch! It's almost like merging with Thai salad wrappers.
8. Crispy tuna cakes with chipotle aioli
Did the recommendation for tuna pies make you think about how much you like fish cakes, but have you never made them from home? Then we suspect that you will really benefit from this recipe Girl and kitchen. They each, nice and simple, how to make not only crispy crispy fish cakes in your mouth, but also a little spicy chipped aioli to dip them in!
9. Ideal Nicoise salad using canned tuna
If you have never had a Nicoise salad with all the classic mounts, then we are really very sorry to say that you have lost something quite tasty, in addition to healthy, as well as fast and affordable to assemble. This particular recipe, which you will find in more detail View from the Big Island, shows how they added to the mixture a piece of light tuna with pepper to get extra protein and a delicious taste.
10. Eggs returned by tuna
Do you know someone who absolutely adores worn eggs and is not afraid to put a unique spinach on their favorite things? If they are also tuna lovers, then you are pretty much dealing with this next recipe that combines the two together in one delicious place. Carefully study this simple recipe and tutorial from Street smart kitchen to see how these damaged tuna eggs were made in just a few simple steps!
11. Tuna rigatoni with sun-dried tomatoes
Just in case you are still Even not just about the idea of making tuna pastes, here is another alternative for you to consider (yes, we will openly admit that at the moment we are mostly obsessed with tuna pastes). Eat yourself skinny are here for tomato lovers, thanks to how they have sketched this rather decadent tuna rigatoni with sun – dried tomatoes.
12. Chipotlu tuna stuffed sweet peppers
In case you are still looking for additional healthy ways to serve your tuna when you eat it, but don't really feel the idea of wrapping salad, this is a great option for people who like peppers. This time, Maebells is here to show you how to blend, lengthen and mix tuna in a simple but tasty way, fill it with large, curved slices of pepper and then add it all to the cheese before warming it all up to perfection.
13. Italian-style tuna cakes with only four ingredients
Did we actually have a good time with the idea of making fish cakes, but are you someone who likes to see as many options as possible before deciding which recipe to follow? Then here is a slightly simplified version for you to consider before making a specific choice. The recipe for perfection shows how to make Italian – style tuna cakes with only four ingredients.
14. Avocado tuna salad sandwiches
Remember the tuna sandwiches we talked about at the very beginning? Well, if you've never chosen a basic concept of childhood food that you fondly remember and leveled it up to create an even yummier version for your adult, then this is the recipe you need to start right now. Simple recipes gives you a step – by – step, simple, mouth – watering step – through process of making avocado tuna salad sandwiches, which is packed with favor, but still quite conscientious for health.
15. Tuna and white bean salad with heritage tomatoes
In case you are still thinking about the different types of tuna salad you can make, but don't feel completely sold out for everything we've shown you so far, here's one last tip before you go. This particular recipe from Food 52 combines tuna and white beans with halved tomatoes to make a fresh, light – tasting side dish or lunch. We also love their serving tips with pita wedges!
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