5 Easy Dinner Recipes Using Canned Tuna Fish (Yes! Canned Tuna)

The other night, after I put the baby to sleep, I was faced with the same question I face every night—what in the world are we going to eat? (By the way my New Year’s resolution is to get better at meal planning).  As I stared at my pantry for what seemed like eternity, I finally thought hmmm…what about that canned tuna fish? I immediately started googling “canned tuna fish recipes” and to my surprise there were actually some recipes that  looked really, really good.

Next time you’re in a crunch, here are a few of my favorite canned tuna fish recipes you might want to try.

Scroll through to check out these 5 easy dinner recipes using canned tuna fish.


  • Tuna Quesadilla 1 of 5

    I would have never thought of adding tuna fish to my quesadilla, but this actually looks really good. All you need is tuna fish, flour tortillas and shredded taco cheese and voila! 


    Get the recipe from Starkist

  • Tuna Noodle Casserole 2 of 5

    This recipe looks absolutely delicious and makes the perfect dinner for the entire family. It also freezes very well, so you can make an extra dish to save for another night! 


    Get the recipe from Skinny Taste

  • Tuna Farfalle Puttanesca 3 of 5

    This dish is packed with flavor including red onions, capers, kalamata olives and tuna fish, of course. This one is definitely on my list to try at home. 


    Get the recipe from Martha Stewart

  • Tuna Patty Burgers 4 of 5

    Turn canned tuna into a zesty tuna burger with this easy recipe. It's great when you need a light, fast dinner and it's one the kids will surely love. 


    Get the recipe from Eating Well 

  • Chopped Southwestern Tuna Salad 5 of 5

    This dish is a yummy southwestern spin on a tuna salad. It actually came about as a mistake after blogger Hungry Healthy Girl realized her chicken was frozen---so she decided to add canned tuna instead. The verdict? The most flavorful tuna salad that ever touched her lips. 


    Get the recipe from Hungry Healthy Girl 

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