1、Italian tuna balls

A superhealthy twist on a family favourite that can be served with spaghetti or squashed flat and cooked as burgers

Italian tuna balls recipe

Ingredients

Method

Season and mix together with your hands until completely combined. Roll the mix into 12 walnut-size balls. Put a large pan of salted water on to boil, then cook the spaghetti according to pack instructions.
  • Heat a little of the tuna oil in a large non-stick frying pan, then fry the tuna balls for 5 mins, turning every minute or so until completely golden. Drain on kitchen paper. Heat the tomato sauce, then toss together with the pasta and tuna balls.

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    2、Tuna balls with pea & sweetcorn pasta

    If your children like fish fingers, they'll love these - and you can freeze the tuna balls too
    Tuna balls with pea & sweetcorn pasta recipe

    Ingredients

    Method

    1. To make the tuna balls, tip the tuna and its oil into a large bowl and stir in the breadcrumbs and grated cheese. Add the beaten egg and chives, then season with a pinch of salt and stir again until everything is well mixed.
    2. Form into 12 balls the size of ping-pong balls, then chill until you’re ready to cook.
    3. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions, dropping in the peas for the last couple of minutes. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat and fry the balls for 8-10 minutes, turning often, until they’re golden brown. Drain them on kitchen paper and keep warm.
    4. Drain the pasta, return to the pan and add the corn. Heat gently for a minute, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Serve with ketchup.

    3、Spaghetti & tuna balls

    Use storecupboard ingredients to make herby fish balls in a speedy tomato and garlic sauce for a healthy pasta supper
    Spaghetti & tuna balls recipe

    Ingredients

    Method

    1. In a large bowl, mix together the tuna, breadcrumbs, eggs, seeds and half of the chopped tarragon. Season, then scrunch the mixture together with your hands and form into golf ball-sized balls.
    2. Take a large, deep, non-stick frying pan and add 2 tsp oil. Fry 5-6 balls in the oil over a high heat for 5 mins or until they are a deep golden brown all over, adding more oil if the pan gets dry. Transfer to a plate covered in kitchen paper. Repeat with the rest of the balls.
    3. Cook the spaghetti following pack instructions. Meanwhile, tip the cherry tomatoes into the pan you fried the balls in and add the garlic. Bring to a simmer, then season. When the spaghetti has been cooking for a few minutes, spoon a ladleful of pasta water into the cherry tomatoes to make a sauce. Just before serving, put the tuna balls back in the pan with the sauce to warm through for 5 mins.
    4. Drain the pasta and scatter the remaining tarragon over the tuna balls before serving.

    4、Creamy Tuna-Noodle Toss

  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cup
  • Start to Finish: 30 mins
  • Creamy Tuna-Noodle Toss recipe

    Ingredients

    Method

    1. Cook noodles according to package directions, adding the peas the last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain and return to pan.
    2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan melt butter. Add onion, garlic, and black pepper; cook and stir over medium heat about 3 minutes or until onion is just tender. Stir in flour until blended. Add 1 1/4 cups milk all at once. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; add tuna and 1/4 cup of the cheese.
    3. Pour tuna mixture over noodles and peas in pan. Toss gently to combine. If desired, stir in additional milk, 1 tablespoon at at time until it reached desired consistency. Season to taste with salt. Divide among four shallow bowls.Drizzle with lemon juice.Sprinkle with remaining cheese and additional pepper.

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