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20 Keto Tuna Recipes – Best Low Carb Tuna Recipes

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Are you looking for easy keto tuna recipes that are easy to prepare? Then, you’re in the right place. These 20 keto tuna recipes are the best if you want quick tuna recipes to cook on a busy day.

20 Keto Tuna Recipes

What Is Tuna?

Tuna is a versatile choice for keto recipes, offering both convenience in its canned form and a gourmet experience with fresh steaks. Here’s how to make the best selection:

What Does Tuna Taste Like?

Given how meaty the flesh is, the texture of the fish is quite similar to that of chicken. However, because it’s a carnivore fish, it has a salty flavor that is much more appetizing and has a less fishy smell.

  • Raw tuna has a gentle, soft flavor and an oily texture that will remind any fish lover how delicious this meat can be when eaten raw.
  • Canned tuna has a salty flavor. The tuna’s quality determines the flavor, and it has an oily and dry texture.

Is Tuna Keto?

Absolutely! Tuna is an excellent choice for those on a keto diet. It’s naturally low in carbohydrates while being rich in protein, making it align well with keto’s macronutrient requirements. Additionally, tuna is packed with essential nutrients, such as omega-3 fatty acids. Opting for tuna on a keto diet is not only a convenient choice but also an economical way to incorporate high-quality protein into your meals.

However, always be mindful of added ingredients or dressings, as they might introduce unwanted carbs. Stick to pure tuna, preferably in olive oil or water, for the best keto-friendly option.

How To Choose The Perfect Tuna

Canned tuna is the most common to include in your keto recipes, but you can also buy tuna steaks that taste amazing and are perfect for the grill.

Fresh Tuna

  • Color: Fresh tuna exhibits a spectrum of red hues, ranging from light pink to deep dark shades. The color can give you an idea of its flavor intensity, with darker hues generally being more robust in flavor.
  • Texture & Taste: Fresh tuna boasts an oily texture similar to that of salmon. This oily consistency indicates its rich omega-3 fatty acid content. The taste of fresh tuna is bold and distinctly marine.
  • Buying Tips:
    • When shopping for tuna steaks or fillets, ensure that the flesh appears moist but not slimy.
    • If you opt for a whole fish, inspect its skin and body. The skin should be resilient and free from any unsightly blemishes or discolorations. A rainbow-like sheen on the skin can indicate an aged fish and is best avoided.

Canned Tuna

  • Usage: Canned tuna effortlessly complements keto sandwiches, wraps, and salads. It’s a pantry staple that’s ready to use, offering both taste and convenience.
  • Selection Tips:
    • Choose cans labeled as packed in water or brine for the best option. These varieties usually contain fewer additives and align better with keto guidelines.
    • Always check the ingredients. Some canned tuna might come with added sugars or un keto-friendly fillers.

Tuna Stuffed Avocado

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This Healthy Tuna Stuffed Avocado is stuffed with a flavorful southwest mixture of tuna, bell pepper, jalapeno, and cilantro. It’s the perfect healthy lunch.
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Keto Tuna Cakes with Lemon Dill Aioli

These keto tuna cakes are made with juicy canned tuna and served with a delicious lemon dill aioli sauce. They are super easy to make, ready in 20 minutes with simple ingredients. Plus, these tuna patties are gluten-free, sugar-free, and grain-free.
These keto tuna cakes are made with juicy canned tuna and served with a delicious lemon dill aioli sauce. They are super easy to make, ready in 20 minutes with simple ingredients. Plus, these tuna patties are gluten-free, sugar-free, and grain-free.
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Air fryer Tuna Patties Recipe

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Here’s a simple recipe with only 3 ingredients (and the seasonings) that you can make in the air fryer in only 12 minutes! It’s so good!
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Easy Stuffed Tuna Balls

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Low carb and simply amazing, you can enjoy these stuffed tuna balls anytime.
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Spicy Tuna Cucumber Bites

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A quick and easy finger food appetizer of spicy tuna on a crunchy cucumber crust is perfect for your next gathering.
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EASY CHEESY BAKED TUNA BALLS

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These easy cheesy baked tuna balls are a simple low carb, gluten-free snack recipe that rocks!
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Keto & Low Carb Buffalo Tuna Bites

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These Keto Buffalo Tuna Bites are extremely Low Carb and are Loaded with Protein. The Flavour packed Tuna Salad is extremely versatile. It can be paired with so many different things.
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Keto Tuna Melt Chaffle

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This is an easy low carb sandwich that is sure to become a regular in your meal plan!
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Best Easy and Healthy Tuna Salad

Serve this quick and easy tuna salad in many different ways. Tuna sandwiches are my favorite.
This Tuna Salad Recipe is my go-to meal on warm summer days. Made with wholesome ingredients like flaky tuna, Greek yogurt, celery, and red onion, it's both delicious and nutritious.Enjoy it in sandwiches, on a bed of greens, wrapped in lettuce, or fill avocado boats for a satisfying work lunch or easy weeknight meal.
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ULTIMATE DILL TUNA SALAD LOW CARB SANDWICH

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This delicious sandwich made from a generous portion of tuna loaded with dill pickles and mayonnaise has only 1 gram of carbs per serving and it's a perfect choice for a quick snack or lunch.
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Tuna Steaks with Low Carb Wasabi Sauce

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These pepper-crusted tuna steaks are served with a punchy low carb wasabi sauce! Keto and gluten free recipe.
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Easy Keto Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl

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OMG!!! This Easy Keto Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl has quickly become my FAVOURITE easy keto summer recipe! This deliciously healthy dish takes only about 5 minutes to come together and is not only low in carbs but also super healthy!
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Keto Tuna Shirataki Spaghetti

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This Keto Tuna Spaghetti recipe is a super simple, quick low-carb meal with a light sauce.
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Keto Tuna Zoodle Casserole

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You will love this Keto Tuna Casserole packed with zucchini noodles, a creamy cheese sauce, and chunks of tuna. This low-carb comfort food is only 3.4 net carbs per serving and will become your new favorite!
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Keto Tuna Casserole

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Rich and flavorful cream sauce, with onion, garlic, peas, celery, herbaceous dill, and bright, fresh lemon, paired with shredded cabbage and albacore tuna, then topped with cheese and baked until it is golden brown and bubbly.
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Keto Tuna Casserole

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This keto tuna casserole is a delicious healthy recipe that's incredibly delicious and made with only naturally low-carb ingredients. With only 3g net carbs per serving, this low carb keto tuna casserole it's super cheesy and hearty, perfect for a weeknight dinner.
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Tuna Shakshuka

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Shakshuka is one of my favorite breakfasts: warming, spicy, and full of delicious flavor.
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Keto Tuna Melt Bites

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In this genius hack, cheese is used as the bread to hold your tuna salad together and let’s you skip straight to the good stuff without the unnecessary bread.
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Keto Tuna Melt Stuffed Tomatoes

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Keto Tuna Melt Stuffed Tomatoes are a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional tomato recipes! You can easily adjust these Keto Tuna Melt Stuffed Tomatoes to suit your taste by adding or removing any of the ingredients.
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20 Keto Tuna Recipes – Best Low Carb Tuna Recipes

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Prep time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Yelds 4 servings
Author Ioana Borcea from LowCarbSpark.com

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Are you looking for easy keto tuna recipes that are easy to prepare? Then, you’re in the right place. These 20 keto tuna recipes are the best if you want quick tuna recipes to cook on a busy day.
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Ingredients
  

  • 2 cans 5 oz each of tuna in water, drained
  • 1 cup zucchini finely diced
  • 1 cup celery finely diced
  • 1 medium red onion finely diced
  • cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley finely chopped for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Preparation: Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Combine Ingredients: In a mixing bowl, blend the drained tuna, diced zucchini, celery, red onion, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, sea salt, and black pepper. Fold in 1/4 cup of the shredded mozzarella to infuse the mix with a cheesy touch.
  • Assemble: Pour the tuna-veggie blend into a 1-quart casserole dish, ensuring an even spread. Generously top with the remaining mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake to Perfection: Slide the casserole dish into the preheated oven and bake for about 15 minutes. Once the cheese on top has melted into a beautiful golden hue, it's done!
  • Final Touch: Carefully retrieve the casserole from the oven
Nutrition Facts
Amount per serving.
Calories
239kcal
Total Carbs
6g
Net Carbs
4g
Protein
8g
Fat
21g
Fiber
2g
Sugar
3g

How do we calculate the nutrition info?

These nutrition facts listed are determined using nutrition information from the USDA Food Database. Our nutrition facts are accurate, but if you are using different products, please make your calculations. Net carb count is calculated by subtracting both fiber and sugar alcohols because they don’t raise blood sugar.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword keto tuna recipes
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