13 Delicious Canned Tuna Recipes to Make for Dinner

Canned tuna isn't just for retro tuna casseroles your momma used to make! Packed with protein, canned tuna is a great item to have in the pantry for a quick and easy dinner. In fact, we decided to put together a list of 13 delicious canned tuna recipes to make at home, from salads to pizza.

13 Delicious Canned Tuna Recipes

Tuna Burgers

An Italian in My Kitchen

Delicious and fresh, these tuna burgers are great for lunch or weeknight dinner. With five ingredients, this recipe is a cinch to put together. Serve these burgers with a dill mayonnaise sauce.

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Tuna Fried Rice

A Yellow Bowl

Quick and satisfying, this canned tuna recipe uses leftover white rice and veggies to make a satisfying meal. Top the rice with sliced green onions and a splash of soy sauce.

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Easy Tuna Noodle Casserole with Egg Noodles


Is there anything more classic than the tuna casserole? Make this comfort food dish with a can of tuna, green peas, cream of mushroom soup, noodles, and breadcrumbs.

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Tuna Melt Stuffed Tomatoes

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Healthy and a snap to put together, this low-carb tuna fish melt is topped with melted mozzarella cheese. You can also turn this dish into an appetizer by using smaller tomatoes.

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Cilantro Lime Spicy Tuna Sandwich

Garlic and Zest

This albacore tuna recipe is dressed up with jalapeno, hot sauce, lime juice, avocado, and spicy pepper jack cheese. The pantry staple doesn't have to be boring. Dress it up and make it hot!

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Tuna Pasta Bake

Table For Two Blog

Italian seasoning, garlic, onion, and parmesan cheese elevate this casserole dish! Tasty and packed with protein, this budget-friendly dish is perfect any night of the week.

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Easy Canned Tuna Pasta

Quick, healthy, and comforting, all you need for this recipe is olive oil, garlic, tuna, lemon juice, parsley, pasta, and salt and pepper. Serve this pasta with a glass of white wine and you are set!

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Spicy Tuna Dip

Brought To You By Mom

Bold and spicy, this appetizer is great for serving during a dinner party or a family game night. This recipe uses 2 pouches of Tuna Creations BOLD Sriracha from StarKist, adding a great kick of spice. Serve with tortilla chips or crackers.

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Avocado Tuna Salad

Life Made Sweeter

Low-carb, gluten-free and paleo, this healthy avocado tuna salad makes a great lunch for your entire family. To let the flavors meld together, let this salad chill for at least one hour before serving.

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Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Bites of Wellness

No mayo in this salad recipe! Packed with tuna, roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts, capers, red onion, hearts of palm, and fresh herbs, you won't miss the mayo. Serve on crispy lettuce.

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Mexican Tuna Cakes

Belle of the Kitchen

Black beans, corn, and a tasty jalapeno cream sauce turn this dish into a delicious delight. Grab a fork and dig in.

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Tuna Egg Salad

Wholesome Yum

Mix two classic salads with this recipe. Ready in ten minutes, this salad features tuna, pickles, hard-boiled eggs, and a lot of yummy seasonings. Serve in lettuce cups as a yummy snack!

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Two Olive Pizza with Tuna and Capers


Super simple and super yummy, this pizza is topped with tuna, Calamata olives, Castelvetrano olives, capers, and red onion. Can it get better than this?

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