Tasty·Posted on Nov 2, 201423 Cool Things To Do With Canned TunaCanned tuna for dinner is often an act of desperation. I think it's time to change that.by Christine ByrneBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Tuna Rigatoni with Sun-Dried Tomatoes eat-yourself-skinny.com Perfect for anybody who has a beef with classic meat sauce. Recipe here. 2. Tuna, Kale and Egg Salad joythebaker.com Lots of flavor, lots of protein. Not bad for a salad. Recipe here. 3. Tuna, White Bean and Kale Soup closetcooking.com Tuna soup is good for the soul, too. Recipe here. 4. Creamy Shells with Tuna and Spinach marthastewart.com Macaroni and cheese might have some competition. Recipe here. 5. Emeril's Kicked-Up Tuna Melts marthastewart.com If you're gonna do the tuna melt, do it up. Recipe here. 6. Lower-Carb Easy Cheesy Tuna Casserole laurenslatest.com Sometimes—too often, probably—"low-carb" is just code for "CHEESE." Recipe here. 7. Breadless Tuna Melt In a Tomato thepescetarianandthepig.com Two, please! Recipe here. 8. Avocado Tuna Salad thehealthymaven.com Mayo's gonna be green with envy. Recipe here. 9. Tuna Cakes with Fresh Tomato Salsa thenovicechefblog.com Proof that fresh, healthy food doesn't have to cost a fortune. Recipe here. 10. Chickpea, Tuna and Caper Orecchiette Pasta Salad strawberryplum.com The capers lend a really great, salty kick to this filling salad. Recipe here. 11. Zucchini Tuna Melts thehonoursystem.com Anything that's a vessel for creamy tuna salad and melted cheese is OK in my book. Recipe here. 12. Tuna Risotto Pie chewtown.com Repeat after me: "I promise to try anything at least once." This is worth it. Recipe here. 13. Tuna-Stuffed Peppers macnifique.com Use red, yellow and green peppers and this recipe will be so good it'll stop traffic. Recipe here. 14. Tuna Patties simplyrecipes.com Throw them on buns for easy tuna burgers! Recipe here. 15. Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps wearychef.com Recipe here. 16. Canned Tuna "Ceviche" skinnytaste.com Not a ceviche, because ceviche is raw and canned tuna is cooked. But still delicious and citrus-y. Recipe here. 17. Skinny Tuna Noodle Casserole skinnytaste.com All of the classic tuna casserole ingredients without all of the fat. Recipe here. 18. Curried Tuna Sandwich saveur.com No fork necessary. Recipe here. 19. Tuna and Radicchio with Quinoa and Parsley Vinaigrette wearflatstodinner.com The real lesson here is that with a great vinaigrette, any combination of crunchy vegetable + protein + grain can be an excellent dinner. Recipe here. 20. White Bean and Tuna Salad saveur.com This classic Italian dish is a very simple way to make canned tuna seem fancy. Recipe here. 21. Tuna-Stuffed Avocados momendeavors.com Mostly I'm excited about how cute they are. Recipe here. 22. Tuna and Mushroom Potato-Topped Pie bits-of-taste.blogspot.com Fisherman's pie? Recipe here. 23. Mexican Chopped Tuna Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing littlebroken.com Anything chicken can do, tuna can do better. Recipe here.