5 different ways to eat canned tuna

Can of tuna

Canned tuna is one of the cheapest, easiest way to eat lean protein, but it’s also very easy to get tired of canned tuna when you rely often on it. Here are 5 easy recipes that use canned tuna in a slightly different way to fight ‘canned tuna boredom’.

Tuna pancakes

Tuna pancakes

Ingredients: 1 can of tuna, 3 egg whites, 2 tbsp oat bran
Blend ingredients together in a blender until smooth and cook as regular pancakes.

Tuna patties

Ingredients for tuna patties

Tuna patties

Ingredients: 1 grated zucchini, 1 can of tuna, 1 cup of cooked quinoa, 2 eggs
Mix all ingredients together. Put in tartlet molds and bake for 20 min at 250 degrees Celsius.

Tuna fruit salad

Tuna salad

Fruits that go well with canned tuna are grapefruits, lemons, apples and dried cramberries.

Tuna savory muffins

Tuna muffins

Tuna muffin

Ingredients: 1 egg, 2 egg whites, 1/4 cup corn flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 can of tuna, 1/2 cucumber, spices of your choice
Blend all ingredients together except cucumber in a food processor until smooth. Add cubes of cucumber and bake for 25 min at 250 degrees Celsius.

Tuna chips

Tuna chips

Ingredients: 1 can of tuna, 1 egg white, 2 tbsp cornstarch, 2 tbsp corn flour
Blend ingredients together in a blender until smooth. Spoon batter onto baking sheet and flatten into small circles, spacing evenly. Bake for 15 minutes at 250 degrees.

Looking for more tuna ideas? Check this article on bodybuilding.com.



  1. Nicola says

    Wow, really good ideas. Love the patties recipe

    My boyfriend eats tons of canned tuna but I don’t ever bother with it!!


  2. Alice says

    For the pancakes – can mackerel be used instead of tuna?

    And can water chestnut flour be used instead of the oat bran (and to the same measurements)?


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