Canned Tuna Recipes

With a can of tuna in the pantry, a good meal is only a can opener away. Our collection of canned tuna recipes shows off how versatile tuna fish is, from family meals and casseroles to gourmet canned tuna recipes.

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Air-Fryer Tuna Burgers

My family was accustomed to traditional beef burgers before trying these fried tuna patties. At first they were hesitant, but all skepticism disappeared after one bite of this delicious air-fryer recipe. —Kim Stoller, Smithville, Ohio

Comforting Tuna Patties

My grandmother and mother made these tuna patties on Fridays during Lent. I'm not the biggest fan of tuna, but...


Herbed Tuna and White Bean Salad

This is a quick and delicious salad that can be made special for guests—or yourself—by grilling fresh tuna steaks instead...


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Snappy Tuna Melts

I lightened up a tuna melt by switching mayo to creamy balsamic vinaigrette. Kids and adults both go for this...


Tuna Rice Salad

Most of my recipes—including this one—were developed from my experiments with leftovers. This salad is also delicious prepared with leftover...

Easy Salmon Potato Salad

I've made this dish many times since coming across the recipe about 12 years ago. We enjoy the unique blend...


Chicken Nicoise Salad

This salad makes it easy to eat what’s good for you. It’s versatile, so you can use asparagus in place...

Vegetable Tuna Sandwiches

I packed lunches for a husband and seven children for years and tried many different recipes to keep things new...


Open-Faced Tuna Sandwiches

A pantry standby, tuna takes on a new dimension in this appealing open-faced sandwich from the U.S. Tuna Foundation. Chopped...


Fiesta Tuna Salad Sandwiches

Sometimes I make a tuna melt out of this sandwich and serve warm. The tuna salad spread is also yummy...


Tuna Puff Sandwiches

My husband and I can’t get enough of this great supper sandwich. The cheese-covered tomato slices top off the mild...

Pineapple-Tuna Salad Sandwiches

From Weirton, West Virginia, Maida Knox offers this tasty twist on an old favorite. She mixes crushed pineapple and applesauce...


Tuna Patty Sandwiches

Here's a tasty way to dress up canned tuna in a hot sandwich. The patties are simple to make, too,...


Garden Tuna Sandwiches

"This sandwich is the perfect pick when you're having a few friends over for a light, delicious lunch," comments Dani...


Cucumber Tuna Boats

For a refreshing summer meal, you can't beat this creamy tuna salad mounded into cucumber halves. Hard-cooked eggs make the...


Apple Tuna Sandwiches

My husband and his buddies love to pack this tasty lunch when they go on fishing trips. My tangy tuna...

Tuna Melt Sandwiches

"When our children were young, I often fixed these warm crunchy sandwiches," recalls Carole Anhalt of Manitowac, Wisconsin. "They go...


Tuna-Stuffed Avocados

"My family loves avocados, and this delicious salad is perfect on days you don't want to spend a lot of...


Apple-Curry Tuna Melts

From Logan, Utah, Edie DeSpain relates, "You'll want to make plenty of these delicious open-faced sandwiches because your family will...


Egg Salad Tuna Wraps

I like this combination of egg salad and tuna salad, rolled together in flour tortillas. Whether I eat them right...


Garlic Bread Tuna Melts

There's something extra comforting about a tuna melt on a chilly day. Take it up a few notches with garlic,...


White Bean Tuna Salad

"I adapted this recipe from one in my local newspaper," writes Kathy Armstrong of Post Falls, Idaho. "The zippy Dijon...


Orzo-Tuna Salad with Tomatoes

Stuffed tomatoes provide endless options when you add meat, cheese, rice, veggies – or in this case, orzo. — Jenni...


Cucumber Tuna Appetizers

When my grandmother emigrated from Italy, she brought along her love of cooking, which she then passed on to me....

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Makeover Tuna Melt Bites

For a healthier take on this diner special, our test kitchen updated to tinier "tuna melt bites," pumped up nutrition...


Simon’s Famous Tuna Salad

This nicely seasoned tuna salad from Simon Seitz of Highland, New York makes for a simple and satisfying lunch. Crunchy...


Hot Tuna Heroes

Make tuna salad special with this great sub sandwich from Carole Lanthier of Courtice, Ontario. Peas and celery give it...


Swiss Tuna Melts

We like Swiss tuna melts served with homemade vegetable soup. You’ll love the crunch that celery gives to the creamy...


Tasty Tuna Melts

Thanks to a dash of mustard, salsa and hot sauce, these warm tuna sandwiches are full of zip! "Slices of...


Tuna Patties

"My family likes anything involving stuffing mix, so these tuna burgers are a popular request," relates Sonya Sherrill. The Sioux...