Canned Tuna Recipes

Kids perform better in school, think more clearly, and have a better attention span if they get enough deep sea fish oil in their diets. Canned tuna is an inexpensive, quick and easy way to whip up a delicious and nutritious meal. So feed your kid's brain...

Tuna Burgers

1 18 ounce can tuna, drained
1 teaspooon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 egg
1/4 cup flour
cooking oil

Drain tuna well and pour into mixing bowl. Add remaining ingredients and stir well. Tuna mixture should get thick and stick together. Use your hands to form small patties, as firm as possible so they won't break apart. Heat a frying pan, add oil, then fry patties, several at a time in the pan, turning once. Patties should be golden brown. Drain on paper towel. Serve on buns as a "tuna burger" with lettuce and a dollop of tartar sauce on top.

Spaghetti and Tuna

1 package spaghetti
1 cup frozen peas, thawed
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons lemon
1/2 onion, chopped
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
zest of lemon
1 can tuna, drained
salt and pepper
Parmesan cheese

Prepare spaghetti according to package instructions. Heat saute pan and add oil. Saute garlic and onions. Add peas to pan and stir until cooked. Add salt and pepper. Add cooked spaghetti, lemon juice, and tuna. Toss together in pan until well mixed. Serve with Parmesan cheese on top.

Melt in Your Mouth Tuna

1 16 ounce can tuna in spring water or brine, drained
1/4 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
1/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
green olives
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon oregano
few dashes of salt and pepper

Drain tuna and place in a large bowl. Add olive oil, oregano, salt and pepper and stir. Spoon mixture onto a large Pyrex baking dish. Add toppings: walnuts, olives, and cheese. Place in oven and grill for a few minutes until cheese melts and nuts are toasted.

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