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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Modern Tuna Casserole

12 reviews

I loved tuna casserole as a kid and found myself craving it as an adult. However, the massive amounts of fat and salt in the traditional recipe were a turnoff healthwise, and it just didn't taste as good as I remembered. I reconfigured the recipe to include more vegetables and the result was delicious. —Rebecca Blanton, St. Helena, California

Herbed Tuna and White Bean Salad

1 review

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

1 review

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


Pineapple-Tuna Salad Sandwiches

1 review

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


Garden Tuna Sandwiches

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

White Bean Tuna Salad

5 reviews

"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

4 reviews

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

Asparagus Nicoise Salad

I’ve used my Nicoise as an appetizer or a main-dish salad, and it’s a winner every time I put it...


Mandarin Tuna Salad

2 reviews

Elizabeth Kennedy of Dover, Delaware gives tuna salad a twist by adding crisp apple pieces and tangy mandarin oranges. "Every...


Tuna-Stuffed Potatoes

2 reviews

Turn a baked potato into a light meal in minutes with this creamy and delicious tuna topping from Bobby Taylor...


Dilled Tuna Sandwiches

Fishing for a better-tasting tuna sandwich? Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin puts pizzazz in her tuna salad by adding...

De-Lightful Tuna Casserole

28 reviews

This mild, homemade tuna casserole will truly satisfy your family's craving for comfort food without all the fat! —Colleen Willey,...


Tropical Tuna Salad

1 review

"Slice a few veggies, open a couple of cans and you can put together this hearty salad in just seconds,"...


Italian Tuna Salad

1 review

"This fresh, colorful salad has a nice crunch," reports Lois Gelzer of Standish, Maine.


Easy Tuna Pasta Salad

Pasta shells, tuna and veggies make this a satisfying lunch salad or even a light supper. It's convenient to prepare...


Crunchy Tuna Wraps

7 reviews

Packed with protein-rich tuna and fresh, crunchy veggies, these colorful wraps have sensational flavor—and they're good for you, too. —Edie...

Tarragon Tuna Salad Wraps

“These warm flour tortillas rolled around a cool and creamy, tuna-vegetable mixture make super sandwiches year-round,” Josephine Devereaux Piro confirms...


Tuna Salad Wraps

3 reviews

“Usually, I make my tuna salad the night before, so the flavors have more time to blend. Plus, the sandwiches...


Veggie Tuna Burgers

6 reviews

You don't have to be a health nut to enjoy the flavor of these moist and nutritious burgers.They're an easy...


Waldorf Tuna Salad

4 reviews

I dress up tuna salad deliciously with apple, raisins, dates and walnuts, then I drizzle it all with a tangy...


Herbed Tuna Salad

4 reviews

"Cooking for two is such a challenge for us, since my husband and I do not care for leftovers," says...


Mozzarella Tuna Melts

4 reviews

While the soup simmers, Jo assembles tasty Mozzarella Tuna Melts. "Our daughter's home economics teacher shared the recipe for these...


Curried Tuna Sandwiches

10 reviews

If you're looking for a change from traditional tuna sandwiches, try this recipe I developed. It includes my favorite ingredients...


Quick Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes

4 reviews

Fresh tomatoes are hollowed out, then filled with a flavorful tuna salad mixture that gets crunch from celery and cashews.—Taste...

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Salsa Tuna Salad

I perk up this fresh-tasting tuna salad with flavorful salsa. Bright corn and green pepper add pretty color to the...


Veggie Tuna Melts

1 review

"I created this recipe when I got married 20 years ago and have served it countless times since then," writes...


Tarragon Tuna Salad

4 reviews

It's surprising how a few herbs can brighten up tuna salad. Made with reduced-fat mayonnaise, this version gets its zip...


Mediterranean Tuna Salad

20 reviews

In spite of a long list of ingredients, this tuna salad is very quick to prepare. You'll love the fresh...


Curry & Parmesan Tuna Salad

10 reviews

I absolutely LOVE tuna salad. With this recipe, I brought together all of my favorite things to make the best...


Herbed Tuna Sandwiches

7 reviews

A delightful combination of herbs and reduced-fat cheese makes this simple tuna sandwich a standout. —Marie Connor, Virginia Beach, Virginia