8 Easy Weeknight Recipes Starring Canned Tuna

Dinner, Quick & Easy, Recipes
on May 22, 2017

Scrambling to get dinner on the table? Reach for that can of tuna in the back of the pantry. This inexpensive pantry staple is packed with protein, and it’s wildly versatile to boot. We’re talking way beyond your standard tuna salad sandwich…

Tuna Melt Tostadas

This Mexican-inspired twist on a tuna melt can be easily customized with all of your favorite taco toppings.

Tuna Melt Tostada

Mark Boughton Photography / Styling by Callie Blount

 

Tuna Salad Stuffed Potatoes

Pile on the tuna! Try this ultra budget-friendly, ultra-satisfying weeknight supper.

Tuna-Stuffed Potatoes

Russ Crandall

 

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Hard boiled eggs lend extra protein to this Mediterranean salad loaded with feta, olives and red onion.

This new take on tuna salad—featuring olives, Feta cheese and red onion—is packed with Mediterranean flavor, and more than its fair share of protein and omega-3s. Serve atop a bed of fresh salad greens, on crusty bread, or with a pack of your family's favorite crackers.

Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn

 

Nicoise Potato Salad with Tuna

Take a trip to southern France with this salad of potatoes, tuna, asparagus, radishes and olives.

Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn

 

Easy Tuna Dip

A cold, creamy tuna spread made with Boursin cheese. Enjoy with fresh veggies, crusty bread or pita chips.

Easy Tuna Dip | Relish.com

Mark Boughton Photography / Styling by Teresa Blackburn

 

Chopped Green Salad with Tuna

Elevate crisp greens with protein-packed tuna and eggs—bacon crumbles optional.

Teresa Blackburn

 

Tri-Color Pasta with Tuna, Spinach and Artichoke Hearts

This colorful, fresh and wholesome dish can be easily adapted to suit a variety of audiences. Leftovers make a delicious lunch!

Donna Griffith

 

Tuna Spread

This simple, five-ingredient spread can be made chunky or smooth. Serve with crisp veggies and crackers.

Teresa Blackburn

 

Looking for more inspiration? Check out these 10 canned tuna recipes making a splash on social media!