7 Things You Can Make with a Can of Tuna

Somewhere in your pantry there’s a hidden can of tuna. That tuna can quickly turn into an amazing meal with just the right recipe. Canned tuna needs some praise- just grab a can opener, no fussing with raw meat, and you’ve got a lean protein that’s loaded with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acid. You won’t pay an arm and a leg for tuna either. We’ve found 7 amazing recipes that you can make with a can of tuna, and they’re perfect for your weeknight menu!


1. Tuna Chili

For chili on the lighter side, make a pot of this easy tuna chili. It’s loaded with good-for-you ingredients, and makes great leftovers for lunch.  Find the recipe at MARIA USHIKOVA


2. Tuna Pasta Puttanesca

Salty olives, capers, and tangy tomatoes combine with flaked tuna to make a tasty pasta puttanesca. Raid your cupboards and make this budget-friendly meal that’s comforting and delicious.  Head to COOK WITH OWLS for this amazingly simple recipe.


3. Tuna Bean Salad

This refreshing green and black bean salad with tuna is perfect when you need to get your diet back on track. It delivers plenty of lean protein, and all the veggies will fill you up and have you feeling healthy and vibrant.  Learn how to make this nutritious salad at THE FOODIE CORNER.


4. Tuna & Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

These gluten-free quinoa stuffed bell peppers are a delicious and effortless meal. The rice in the recipe is swapped with quinoa and tuna replaces ground beef. These delicious peppers are healthier but still satisfying and loaded with flavor.  Head to AS EASY AS APPLE PIE for this easy recipe.


5. Tuna & Potato Fishcakes

Serve these hot and crispy tuna and potato fishcakes with a creamy tartar sauce. They make a tasty, healthy meal that adds an exciting change to your weeknight menu.  Find the recipe at COOKING MELANGERY.


6. Tuna Avocado Salad

What’s not to love about creamy, heart-healthy avocados? Stuff them with white bean tuna salad for a quick, filling, and healthy meal.  Learn how to make these amazing stuffed avocados at IMMACULATE BITES.


7. One Pot Tuna Casserole

This one pot tuna noodle casserole is perfect for nights when you don’t know what to cook or you don’t have a ton of time to devote to cooking dinner. Twenty minutes and you can have a comforting, tasty casserole on the table.
Find this easy-to-make casserole at JAMIE’S RECIPES.

Posted in Recipes by Goodcook staff |