6 Delicious Recipes for Canned Tuna You Have to Try

Canned tuna is a typical kitchen staple for many. But the amount of recipes involved with it seem to be pretty slim. You open it up, mix with some mayo, put between bread, and voila! You have yourself a tuna sandwich. But did you know that there are plenty of innovative ways you can incorporate it into a meal? Innovative tuna recipes to try. While this isn't a suggestion to stock your pantry full of the stuff and only eat canned tuna every night of the week, it will expand your horizons the next time you crave it.

1. Shaved Fennel Salad with Tuna and Preserved Lemon

Innovative tuna recipes to try.
This fennel salad is super simple. Get the recipe here.

2. Kale, Bean, and Tuna Salad

Innovative tuna recipes to try.
Toss in some tuna for your kale and white bean salad. Try out dried heirloom beans.

3. Tomato Sauce with Olives and Tuna

Innovative tuna recipes to try.
Tuna in tomato sauce sounds like a recipe for disaster, but, actually it's not at all. In fact, the combination provides a rich, complex sauce. Try this "lazy" version of Kitchen Butterfly‘s tasty Barca Tuna Sauce. More: Tuna Noodle Casserole – Redux

4. Niçoise-ish Salad

Innovative tuna recipes to try.
There are a lot of variations on a Niçoise salad, especially if you think seasonal. Along with olives, tuna, and a medium-cooked egg, throw in French green beans, tomatoes, baby potatoes, or whatever else might be in season at the time.

5. Tuna Frittata

Innovative tuna recipes to try.
A tuna frittata might not sound like it has a ring to it at first, but give this a try and prepare to be pleasantly surprised. Toss in some parsley, a shallot, and drizzle with olive oil once it is on your plate.

6. Lemony Tuna Sandwich

Innovative tuna recipes to try.
Give your tuna sandwich a tune up with lemon, capers or olives and parsley. Stir in a homemade aioli to elevate it even more. Try this pan bagnat. Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_113860" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat code @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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