Tuna Recipes

Tuna makes great salads, casseroles, sandwiches, sushi, pasta dishes and more, no matter whether it is fresh or canned. Find here a variety of delicious recipes.

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Tuna Casserole

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Break out a family favorite: tuna casserole. The traditional comfort food is great for serving large groups. In our tuna casserole recipe, we cut the sauce with chicken broth, but there's enough milk to make this casserole feel indulgent.

New-Style Sashimi Salad with Matsuhisa Dressing

Rating: 4 stars 7
Nobu's sashimi salad features partially cooked yellowfin tuna, a boon to anyone who doesn't enjoy completely raw fish. Nobu suggests serving this salad on just one plate. It's meant for sharing.

A New Nicoise Salad

In this classic French dish, components are typically kept separate, not tossed together. But you can still mix it up with delicate ingredients. Simply put bulkier items at the bottom of your bowl, and layer lighter ones on top.

Open-Face Tuna Melt

Cooked under the broiler, mayonnaise souffles like magic and takes on a lighter texture with a crisp brown shell. There's no better way to top a tuna melt!

Tuna-Noodle Casserole with Cauliflower

Rating: 3.5 stars 78
Definitely an improvement on the original, adding cauliflower to this classic creamy casserole really does take it to to the next-level of deliciousness.

One-Pan Creamy Tuna Pasta

This lighter take on tuna casserole gets brightness and crunch from fresh asparagus and arugula.

Martha's Favorite Tuna Salad Sandwich

Rating: 3 stars 261
This recipe for Martha's Favorite Tuna Salad Sandwich makes a healthy meal for lunch or dinner.

No-Mayo Mediterranean Tuna Salad

In this light but filling lunch, canned tuna—our consummate pantry pal—is tossed with a punchy lemon-caper vinaigrette and served with a crisp side salad. Try this once and you won't miss the mayonnaise-heavy alternative one bit.
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Tuna Tomato Pasta

Rating: 3 stars 21
Keep a few staples in your pantry to make dinner on nights when you're not going to get to the grocery store.From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).

No-Cook Tomato-Tuna Sauce with Spaghetti

Blink and you'll miss this easy no-cook sauce recipe: Combine chopped tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, vinegar, and basil in a big bowl on the counter, and let them sit until they break down a bit. When the pasta is just cooked, toss it all together with a generous shower of grated Parmesan, which thickens and emulsifies the sauce, plus oil-packed tuna for a jolt of brininess and protein.
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Sesame-Crusted Tuna Tataki

Love rare steak? Then try tuna tataki. It's dead simple to make, and coating it with sesame seeds before it cooks gives the exterior a satisfying crunch.

Tuna-Salad Wraps

Jazz up plain old tuna salad by rolling it up in a wrap. You can create a Waldorf or Classic tuna-salad variation by adding one of the combinations of ingredients below to the basic recipe.
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12 Fresh Tuna Recipes That Are Ready in a Flash
High-quality fresh tuna requires almost no effort in the kitchen—just a quick sear in a hot pan or brief turn on the grill. Here are our favorite recipes showcasing the tasty fish.