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3 Easy Tuna Recipes to try for Lent

Lenten season is fast approaching! If you are one of those who will abstain from eating meat on Fridays during Lent, here are 3 easy recipes that you can try.


Tuna Mushroom Cream Pasta Veg Oil for Lent


1/4 cup Magnolia Gold Butter Unsalted
2 tbsp minced onion
1/2 cup sliced button mushrooms
1 (298g) can cream of mushroom
2 cups Magnolia fresh milk
1 (185g) can San Miguel del Mar Tuna Chunks in Oil
1 tbsp chopped dill leaves (optional)
1/4 kg spaghetti noodles, cooked according to package directions


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and sauté onion and mushrooms.
  2. Add cream of mushroom and milk. Mix until lump free and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in tuna and dill, and simmer until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally.
  4. Toss pasta into the sauce.  

Makes 6 servings. Yield: 6 cups


  • Substitute dill leaves with chopped parsley or basil leaves.
  • Add sliced black olives for flavor boost.


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1/3 cup Magnolia Real Mayonnaise
2 tsp chopped garlic
6 pc small flour tortillas or pita bread, lightly warmed or toasted
1/2 cup shredded lettuce leaves
1/2 cup sliced cucumber
1 (100g) pc tomato, sliced
1 (185g) can San Miguel Del Mar Tuna Chunks in Water, drained


  1. To make garlic sauce, mix mayonnaise and garlic then set aside.
  2. In the center of each flour tortilla, place 1 to 2 tablespoons of lettuce leaves, cucumber slices, tomato slices, and tuna. Drizzle with garlic sauce.
  3. Fold tortilla to secure filling.

    Makes 6 servings.


    Keep tortillas in the refrigerator for up to a week and freeze for up to 3 months.

    To warm store-bought tortillas: (1) heat in a dry hot pan over medium heat for about 30 seconds on each side, (2) wrap stacked tortillas in a paper towel, then wrap in aluminum foil and bake at 300°F for about 10 minutes and (3) cover tortillas with a damp paper towel and microwave for 1 minute.

    Buy salad greens that are bright in color, leaves crisp, free of blemishes and smell fresh.


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1 (185 g) can San Miguel Del Mar Tuna Chunks in Water, drained
1 tbsp Sriracha or preferred chili sauce
2 tbsp chopped green onions
2 tbsp chopped Thai basil leaves or coriander leaves
1 pc Magnolia brown egg
1/4 cup bread crumbs
1 cup golden fry palm oil


  1. Combine tuna, Sriracha, green onions, basil, egg, and bread crumbs in a bowl. Break tuna apart with a fork to mix well. Form mixture into 2 tablespoon patties. If the mixture is runny, add more bread crumbs.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan, fry fish cakes until golden brown. Serve with extra Sriracha sauce.

    Makes 6 servings.

    • Substitute bread crumbs with mashed potatoes for a different texture.
    • Chill patties to set before frying.

Hope this helps. Let me know in the comment section which of these easy recipes for Lent have you tried.

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