How is canned tuna prepared

202 delicious "tuna can" recipes

There is almost always a can of tuna in the pantry - and rightly so! The canned fish is the ideal ingredient for quick, uncomplicated dishes.


What can you do with a can of tuna?

Tuna has a lot of potential because you can use it to prepare a wide variety of dishes. The juicy canned fish not only refines the Italian classic Pizza Tonno but also many of your favorite dishes. For example pasta, finger food, antipasti or a dip for grilling, parties or brunch.


Tuna recipes for every occasion

Vegetables filled with tuna are a great starter idea. Zucchini, tomatoes, peppers or onions are suitable for filling. For stuffed onion halves, the onions are pre-cooked, hollowed out and filled with a mixture of tuna, sun-dried tomatoes and parsley. The aromatic vegetables are then baked with Parmesan in the oven. Mmmh! Our popular tuna and cream cheese dip is also always a good choice - whether for a filling or as a dip with fresh flatbread or grilled vegetables.

Vitello Tonnato belongs on the menu of every good Italian. In Italy, tuna mayonnaise is traditionally served with tender, thinly sliced ​​veal. Anchovies and capers add great flavor to the sauce, which is generously coated on the meat before serving.

Pasta and tuna are an everyday combination that tastes delicious and is so wonderfully easy to prepare. Refined with parmesan and chilli for the spiciness, our spicy tuna linguine is ready to serve in just 20 minutes. Ideal when things have to be done quickly!

But canned tuna can also be deliciously refined with rice.


Which canned tuna should I buy?

To make sure the fish is out sustainable fishing When shopping for canned tuna, you should be careful about it Bio and environmental seals respect, think highly of.

The organization Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) sets standards for environmentally friendly and sustainable Wild fishing all over the world. Fisheries that work according to these standards and thus support the controlled protection of fish stocks and the marine ecosystem are allowed to label their fish with the MSC seal.

If you use tuna without the MSC seal, you should above all make sure that it is organic fish. When sealed by Naturland or Organic land you can be sure that the fishing companies protect wild fish and their environment sustainably and do without GMO-free feed.

You can find more information about this in our fish guide for sustainable fish purchasing >>


How long does an opened can of tuna last?

It is best to keep an opened can of tunacovered in the refrigerator and use it up within 2 days. Make sure to use a clean spoon for removal.

Delicious tuna dishes to cook at home: