With a few cans of tuna in the pantry, a satisfying meal is always at your fingertips. "White" tuna is albacore, while tuna labeled "light" may be yellowfin, skipjack, bigeye, or tongol. (To make the most environmentally friendly choices, check labels for tuna that has been troll- or pole-caught.) Browse our collection of 23 canned tuna recipes to find lunch and dinner ideas for the whole family, including salads, pasta dishes, sandwiches, casseroles, and more.
Martha loves moist, oil-packed tuna mixed with celery, apple, fresh basil, light mayo, and a squeeze of lemon juice. Use to make a sandwich on good-quality sourdough bread for a delicious and nutritious lunch or dinner.
Not your typical tuna casserole, this one begins with a sauce made by pureeing onion, anchovies, artichoke hearts, capers, and Parmesan with olive oil. Stir tuna, lemon zest, parsley and cooked macaroni into the sauce and bake until bubbling and browned.
Compose this hearty main dish salad on indivdual plates by arranging blanched green beans, tomato wedges, albacore tuna, Nicoise olives, and boiled red potatoes seasoned with capers and dill. Create a light vinaigrette for the salad by whisking together sherry vinegar, shallot, Dijon mustard, and safflower oil.