Non-Boring Things To Do With That Can Of Tuna For Dinner Tonight

That dusty can of tuna might be the most uninspiring thing in your cupboard but there's plenty of stuff you can do to spice it up

Non-Boring Things To Do With That Can Of Tuna For Dinner Tonight

by Jess Commons |
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God. Is there anything more insulting to your palate than a dusty tin of tuna peeking at you from the back of your kitchen cupboard? Is there anything that screams 'I'm a boring sod with no imagination' more?

Unfortunately. Because we spent too much money on ASOS, booze and also more booze, tinned tuna is a cheap and necessary staple in our lives. Luckily though, it doesn't all have to be boring tuna mayo and tuna pasta bake. Here's a few more interesting ideas to spice up your tuna*.

** Eat tuna responsibly kids. Overfishing is killing our oceans. Make sure you stick to Sainsbury's M&S, Waitrose, Tesco and Aldi own brand. All of whom are branded 'winners' in Greenpeace's tinned tuna league table.*

1. Warm potato, peas and chili tuna salad * *


Time: 30 minutes

Move over tuna nicoise and your misguided claims of grandiose, this salad is loads better. Although it is kind of similar. And it's big in Estonia. Just like cold winters and free public transport (really) so you know it's got to be good. Make sure you don't go overboard on the Greek yoghurt even though it is highly delicious. Get the full recipe here from Palachinka.

2. Tuna, artichoke and noodle casserole

Time: 1 hour

A rather saucy update to the tuna casserole cheesy bake thing that's just so beige you can't bear to look it in the eye. This, from Martha Stewart, is much less carby and much more tasty. Get the full recipe here.

3. Lemony Garbanzo Kale Salad with Tuna

Time: 10 minutes

The fancy way to do tuna. This looks so fancy you could totally serve it at your fancy dinner (sorry supperclub) that you're having round yours as soon as you get your housemates to finally clean the kitchen. Get the full recipe here at Shockingly Delicious.

4. Mediterranean Tuna and Rice Pie

Time: 1.5 hours

Yeah. Go contintental ladies. That's how damn classy you are. This 'pie' is basically a fritatta. And even you can't bugger those up. Get the full recipe here from Taste.AU

5. Black Bean Tuna Cakes with Avocado Crema

Time: 25 minutes

Don't be scared of the word 'crema' it's just a fancy word for 'mush'. These cakes take no time at all and are super healthy. Get the full recipe here from Nourish RD.

6. Oil Packed-Tuna, Avocado, White Bean, and Arugula Salad

Time: 5 minutes

This takes like five minutes to make and probably the healthiest thing you'll put in your body all day. Get the full recipe her from Salt & Wind.

7. Canned Tuna Ceviche

Time: 10 minutes

For when you can't be bothered to cook and want to look all sexy and Peruvian. Get the full recipe here from Skinny Taste.

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This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

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