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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    Fresh Summer Pasta Salad

    While preparing lunch, I made this summer pasta salad for dinner. It was fast and easy; delicious and colorful. We...


    Air-Fryer Tuna Burgers

    My family was accustomed to traditional beef burgers before trying these fried tuna patties. At first they were hesitant, but...


    Comforting Tuna Patties

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

    Asparagus Tuna Noodle Casserole

    I updated a traditional tuna casserole using fresh asparagus and asparagus soup. This is so different and so delicious. Use...


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    Modern Tuna Casserole

    I loved tuna casserole as a kid and found myself craving it as an adult. However, the massive amounts of...

    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...


    Zippy Tuna Salad

    "With crunchy pecans and sweet pineapple, this tuna salad is my favorite," relates Tammy Toups of Beaumont, Texas.


    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...


    Crunchy Tuna Sandwiches

    Charlotte Baillargeon of Hinsdale, Massachusetts puts a unique twist on tuna salad sandwiches by seasoning the creamy mixture with ginger...


    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...

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    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...