25 Best Tuna Recipes

Tuna Poke

Tuna Poke

This appetizer, traditionally devoured on the beach in Hawaii, is perfect with a cold beer while watching a game.


By Ben Pollinger

Tuna Tacos

Tuna Tacos

While straightforward, this recipe has the flavor and look to really wow your guests into thinking you took quite a bit of time to put them together. 


By David Burke

Preserving Tuna

Preserving Tuna
3.5

Growing up, I was indifferent to tuna in a can, but the first time I had canned tuna in Spain, I completely changed my tuna tune. The Spanish are fanatical ...


By Seamus Mullen

Tuna Sliders

Tuna Sliders

Here's a Japanese-inspired tuna slider recipe that's absolutely mouthwatering. A little green wasabi tobiko and spicy mayonnaise (both easily found at a ...


By Aaron Bashy

Tuna Tacos

Tuna Tacos

It's easy to add your own special twists to tacos, and I make mine with tuna, horseradish cream, and flavored ginger oil for an exciting and unique flavor. 


By David Burke

Ahi Tuna Wonton Crisps

Ahi Tuna Wonton Crisps

The best thing about this recipe, is that your guests will enjoy sushi-grade tuna without any extra costs to you. It calls for the tuna to be diced up into ...


By The Spot Gourmet

Tuna Watermelon Ceviche Recipe

Tuna Watermelon Ceviche Recipe
5

Sweet summer watermelon also works well in savory recipes like this one from Chef Rodriguez's eponymous restaurant, De Rodriguez, in South Beach, ...


By JustLuxe

Tuna Watermelon Salad Recipe

Tuna Watermelon Salad Recipe
5

Fresh tuna adds a savory note to this sweet fruit salad that gets an Asian twist from a sesame peanut vinaigrette. Try serving this at your next cocktail or ...


By Jonathan VanSleet

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Mediterranean Tuna Salad
3.5

A great way to serve this salad is to slice a 9-inch round focaccia in half horizontally, fill it with the tuna, and press a plate down on top of the round ...


By Whole Foods Market

Tuna T-Bone

Tuna T-Bone

Tuna is always thought of a steak, but cutting it this way makes it look a like T-bone steak. First I sear the T-bone so it has a crisp texture and then ...


By David Burke

Tuna Cooler Margarita

Tuna Cooler Margarita

Don't worry, there's no real tuna in this margarita — it's Spanish for "prickly pear," so Don Julio says. But the prickly pear is what makes this Don Julio ...


By marcyafranklin

Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes

Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes

This dish travels well, can be eaten cold or at room temperature, is a delicious finger food, children can even help their parents to make them the night ...


By Celine Cossou-Bordes

Troffie with Ventresca Tuna

Troffie with Ventresca Tuna

Troffie are a type of pasta which look like very slender, elongated corkscrews, but feel free to use any thin, tube-shaped pasta such as penne. The flavor ...


By Alain Allegretti

Ahi Tuna Crudo

Ahi Tuna Crudo

Tuna crudo doesn't have to be an intimidating dish to create. As long as you trust your fishmonger and you have a sharp knife, you can whip up this elegant ...


By David Burke

Grilled Tuna Rolls

Grilled Tuna Rolls
4.3

I basically love anything that comes in a hot dog bun… except hot dogs (sorry, Dad). I mean, what the heck is in those things? Anyway, inspired by the ...


By Gwyneth Paltrow

Spicy Tuna Roll Fries

Spicy Tuna Roll Fries

Who ever said that sushi and fries don’t go together? The spicy combination of tuna and mayonnaise tastes just as good without the rice and seaweed paper ...


By Anne Dolce

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole

This is my absolute, without a doubt, favorite food of all time. My mother made it for me on a weekly basis growing up and I have continued to make it for ...


By ncyphert

Mock Tuna Salad

Mock Tuna Salad

Serve this tasty nut- and seed-based salad on its own, or spread onto wraps or nori with assorted vegetables.Click here to see 5 No-Cook Recipes (Slideshow)


By Whole Foods Market

Paleo Avocado Tuna Salad

Paleo Avocado Tuna Salad

This recipe combines all the goodness of homemade tuna salad with the health benefits of avocado, as a substitute for mayonnaise. 


By Elyse Cromer

Easy, Mayo-Free Tuna Recipe

Easy, Mayo-Free Tuna Recipe
5

You can serve this quick and tasty tuna recipe on a bed of lettuce and eat it with crispy whole wheat crackers. If you want it a touch creamier, try adding ...


By Yasmin Fahr

Farro with Tuna and Tomatoes

Farro with Tuna and Tomatoes
3.05

Acclaimed chef and food icon Lidia Bastianich offers her recipe for Italian-style farro. Click here to see 15 Easy Fish Recipes for Summer.


By Lidia Bastianich

No-Bake Tuna Noodle Casserole

No-Bake Tuna Noodle Casserole
2.6

It may be a bit of a stretch to call this dish a casserole — it's not baked and it's not made in a traditional casserole dish — but that's what I grew up ...


By Carly Goldsmith

Tuna and Avocado Tostadas Recipe

Tuna and Avocado Tostadas Recipe

These one-bite tuna tostadas from Guillermo Tellez, executive chef at Square 1682 in Philadelphia, are perfect to serve for a summer cocktail party. With an ...


By Guillermo Tellez

Tuna and Avocado Ceviche Recipe

Tuna and Avocado Ceviche Recipe
5

When the weather gets warm, nothing quite beats a cool and refreshing ceviche. In this recipe, cubed fresh sushi-grade tuna is tossed with lime zest and ...


By Allison Beck

The Happy Herbivore's Easy, Mock Tuna Salad Recipe

The Happy Herbivore's Easy, Mock Tuna Salad  Recipe
5

Who knew mashed up chickpeas could taste just like tuna salad? It's amazing how this sandwich tastes like the real thing.. except without the fish, mercury, ...


By Lindsay Nixon

Tuna

What is Tuna?

Tuna are several species of ocean-dwelling fish in the family Scombridae. Unlike most ocean fish species, which have white flesh, the flesh of tuna is pink. This is because the tuna's muscle tissue has a higher oxygen storage capacity than other fish species.

Tuna Shopping Tip

Seafood shopping is quite easy in the general sense. Rule of thumb: if it smells fishy, don't buy. Fresh seafood should smell mild and more like the ocean and sea water rather than fish.

Tuna Cooking Tip

Looking for a quick mid-week dinner? Seafood is a safe bet. It's quick to cook and simple recipes can get dinner on the table in 20 minutes.