Tuna is one of those pantry staples we always seem to have around, but we can’t eat tuna sandwiches for every meal. Tuna’s cheap, easy, and it doesn’t expire quickly, but did you know it’s ideal for last-minute meals? There’s so much more you can do with a can of tuna and these four ideas will help get you started.
Tuna + Cheese
Sure, tuna sandwiches are boring, but by simply adding cheese it makes it so much tastier! If you’re feeling extra adventurous, you can swap tuna with crab to make a tuna rangoon.
Tuna + Egg
The classic Nicoise salad pairs tuna with egg and if you want to go all out, add lentils, white beans, green beans, capers, and olives.
Tuna + Bread
Spice up your avocado toast by putting a can of tuna in it. Just mash the avocado and mix it with olive oil, salt, pepper, and a can of tuna. You can also try to make a tuna burger by mixing a can of tuna with breadcrumbs, mayo, and egg.
Tuna + Pasta
We love pasta, but this delicious food doesn’t have the protein we need. Adding a can of tuna to cold pasta and mixing it with mayo and raw vegetables will help you get the protein you need. You can also make a hot meal with tuna by mixing it with pasta sauce as you heat it or combining it with olive oil capers, olives, and herbs.