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3 things to do with... tuna

Resident foodie Aletta Lintvelt shows how far a tin of tuna can get you.

by: Aletta Lintvelt | 12 Oct 2010

Sometimes the only thing you have at the back of your cupboard is a tin of tuna. With a little imagination it is quick and easy to turn it into a delicious and nutritious meal. (Low-fat. Full of Omega 3. Good source of protein.)

Tuna is the star of the show in one of my favourite quick fixes - tuna and butter bean salad
Combine tuna chunks with a tin of butter beans, chopped red onion, some chopped green herbs, fresh chilli and a healthy glug of olive oil. A squeeze of lemon, a scattering of rocket, parmesan and some sea salt flakes and it becomes worthy of more than just being a desk lunch.

Or try one of these three tasty family friendly versions. I promise - even the grown-ups will be happy you did.

Tuna frittata
This delicious thick omelette is a meal on it's own and is great hot or cold, for picnic or brunch.
To see the full recipe, click here.

Mini tuna salads for kids
An irresistible take on a salad nicoise, filled with tasty fresh ingredients that kids will enjoy too.
To see the full recipe, click here.

Lemon, chilli and tuna fettuccine
Add tuna to the classic fresh flavour combination of chilli and lemon for a taste of sunshine.
To see full recipe, click here.

- Aletta Lintvelt

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