1. Food
Send to a Friend via Email

Canned Tuna Recipes

You will have many varieties and grades of canned tuna from which to choose. These recipes all use canned tuna as an ingredient.
  1. Tuna Recipes (Fresh)

All About Tuna Fish
Fresh tuna season runs from late spring to early fall, but frozen steaks are available year-round. The flesh of the tuna can range from very light pink (nearly white) to deep reddish brown, depending on the variety. Learn all about tuna fish before trying one of the many tuna recipes.

Italian Bean and Tuna Salad Recipe
Quick and healthy salad with cannellini beans, white tuna, red onion, balsamic vinegar, and basil comes from the American Heart Association.

Peruvian Potato Salad Recipe
This simple version of potato salad with hard-boiled eggs, sweet onion, tuna, and black olives is popular in Peru.

Provencale Tuna Pate Recipe
Canned tuna or sardines, plus cream cheese, scallions, black olives and spices make a quick appetizer in the food processor.

Tuna Casserole Recipe
This is a popular comfort food dish for baby boomers. It's far from gourmet, but it is hearty, heart-warming, easy, quick, and inexpensive. You can substitute crab, lobster, salmon, chicken or turkey for the tuna with equal results.

Tuna Mushroom Alfredo Recipe
If you like old-fashioned tuna casserole, you will love this easy gourmet stove-top version of tuna mushroom alfredo. The rich, luscious sauce is perfect over small penne pasta, but feel free to use noodles or your favorite pasta. I've used canned solid tuna here, but you can use chopped fresh tuna or chunk tuna, whichever suits your wallet. Lacto-vegetarians may substitute vegetable broth for the clam juice and omit the tuna.

Tuna Ratatouille Neptune Recipe
Canned tuna, eggplant, tomatoes, onions, and bell peppers come together in this low-fat and low-calorie dish. This recipe calls for a clay cooker, but you may also bake it as a casserole.

Tuna Spooks Recipe
These cool sandwiches not only look fun, the kids will enjoy eating them. They are loaded with a delicious tuna salad mix made with water chestnuts, and topped with cream cheese and olives. It is a special dish for Halloween that the kids will love year-round.

Turkey with Tuna Sauce Recipe
It may sound odd, but it works! This variation of Italian veal tonnato uses cooked turkey instead of veal. It's a great way to use up turkey leftovers. Plan on making this at least 8 hours in advance to let the flavors meld.

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.