Gotta love a good tuna dip!
It’s a really flavorful way of getting some good healthy nutrients in with your vegetable crudités – or with your Doritos if you want to go for a less healthy snack, lol!
Coming up, we’ve got 25 AMAZING tuna dip recipes traced from all over the net – I promise you’re going to love them!
And I’m not talking just your simple tuna, mayonnaise and sweetcorn. We’ve got some recipes here that will really knock your socks off!
And without further ado…
I’m going to start off with the more basic and simple tuna dip recipes. This one takes a mere 10 minutes to prepare, and it’s super low in calories too, coming in at just 80 calories for the whole thing.
You don’t need to use fresh tuna, canned tuna will do the trick just fine. And the flavor is really lifted by the addition of a few key ingredients, including lemon zest, capers and green onion.
And topped off with nutrient rich parsley leaves to serve>
If you like the taste of smoked tuna, you’re going to love this!
It’s made with 10 ounces of hickory-smoked tuna, and is thickened up by a combination of mayonnaise and sour cream.
There’s also minced onion and black pepper in there too, but what really gives it its kick is the inclusion of horseradish – not to be missed!
If you like your tuna dip to offer a little heat, then this recipe is certainly one to consider. It’s made up of just 5 ingredients, including tuna (of course) along with some mayo, chopped onions, salsa and lemon juice.
Unfortunately, the recipe doesn’t include a mini side-recipe for the salsa, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make your own if you want to, you can just find one elsewhere on the net.
Besides, it’s the inclusion of the salsa that really gives the dip the heat.
There are loads of cream cheese based tuna dip recipes on the net, but this one was an easy favorite for us. (Just don’t make it when you’re on a low calorie diet – it’s super high in calories!)
The inclusion of so much cream cheese gives it an amazing creaminess.
But rather than so much cream cheese making it bland, you’ve got some other ingredients in there to really spice it up, including hot sauce, horseradish and green onions.
Avocado is a great health food, full of good healthy fats. And better yet, it’s super easy to blend into a nice little tuna dip. (Just don’t tell anyone about the secret ingredient, ponzu!)
You don’t need to use fresh tuna, canned tuna will do the trick just fine. And if you ever wanted to use it as more than a dip, it goes just great over french bread or crackers.
Now if you love cream cheese in your tuna dip, but don’t want to go overboard with the calories, then this could be just the recipe for you…
It combines smoked tuna with Neufchatel cream cheese, which is much lower in fat than regular cream cheese, but you can’t taste that it’s any lower in fat in this recipe. And it only adds up to 150 calories in total.
What you’ve gotta love about this recipe is how it manages to pack a really strong punch, while containing very few ingredients.
You don’t need to use fresh tuna, canned tuna will do the trick just fine. There’s also a little mayonnaise and sour cream called for, but what really gives it a kick is the fresh finely chopped cilantro and chopped jalapeño peppers.
If you love to cook and have some time to spare one weekend, why not give this recipe a go?
You’ll have to use fresh smoked tuna steaks, and you get to include all kinds of ingredients, such as white wine, heavy cream, and soy sauce. It takes about 55 minutes to prepare, but I promise you it’s absolutely worth the wait!
Have you ever tried tuna and garlic together? To die for!
You don’t need to use fresh tuna, canned tuna will do the trick just fine. There are only 5 ingredients to be concerned about, and it honestly couldn’t be any simpler to make.
You don’t even need to crush any garlic cloves, you can just use garlic powder.
And all you have to do to make it is just mix the ingredients together.
Despite the rather generic recipe name, this recipe mixes things up a little from your usual tuna dip. Instead of regular green onions, it uses delicious red onion. And it uses fresh ricotta rather than cream cheese.
Plus it’s also got chives, dill, lemon zest, and smoked paprika.
And it’s only 200 calories per serving.
But, if you’re looking for something a little spicier, why not check this recipe out?
It’s a thick, high fiber dish, thanks to its use of refried beans. And the flavoring comes from guacamole, salsa, and taco seasoning. And you can top it off with shredded cheese and chopped cilantro to serve.
Or, if you’re looking for a high fiber dish without the heat, but still with plenty of flavor, this could be just the recipe for you. It takes just 20 minutes to make and is just 290 calories.
13. Drunken Tuna Dip
Now, here’s something for the adults to enjoy. The use of brandy really transforms the flavor – as does the hot sauce. And better yet, it’s only 170 calories per serving.
Don’t be put off by the title – this tuna spread recipe also works well as a dip too. It’s got all kinds of good-for-you ingredients, such as carrots, bell peppers, and button mushrooms.
Here’s another great tuna dip recipe. It only uses 4 main ingredients and takes just a couple of minutes to prepare. You simply mix one can of tuna, a block of cream cheese, half a cup of chopped onion, and some chilli sauce.
If you like to have a bit of texture in your tuna dip, then this could well be the one for you.
The crunchiness comes from the incorporation of carrots and celery, which gets mixed with your tuna, some flavorful green olives, and miracle whip, dusted off with some nice black pepper.
This tuna dip is super flavorful – it’s got a ton of great ingredients in there. It’s got jalapeños, minced garlic, old bay seasoning, cream cheese, smoked paprika, and a squeeze of lemon.
If you like a bit of heat and spice, then you may be tempted by this little recipe – with its tomato, red onion and jalapeño, it really packs in the flavor.
And it’s also got super healthy avocado too. And it only comes in at 220 calories per serving!
This is a great little tuna dip recipe. The acidity of the tomatoes really comes through, but is balanced by the use of ricotta and Greek yogurt. Plus, there’s also dried chili flakes to give a little heat.
If you ever like to add mustard to your meals, you’re going to love this recipe. Made with spring onions, cream cheese, a good squeeze of lemon, and a little Dijon mustard, it hits all the spots.
If you like your meals cooked with a splash of liquid smoke, then this recipe might just be right up your street. The liquid smoke blends perfectly with the Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco sauce.
The only drawback is the amount of calories.
If you’ve never tried this before, you sure are missing out. You just take your tuna, and mix it with tomato paste, olives, capers and a splash of Tabasco sauce. Delicious.
This may be a rather simple dish to make, but I assure you it’s very moreish! And it’s made with super healthy avocado, too. And it works out at just 190 calories per serving.
A perfect snack between meals with some celery sticks.
What makes this simple recipe special is its use of liquid smoke and tarragon! And it’s just 130 calories per serving.
The person who came up with this recipe really took their time in learning how to get it perfect, and you’re just as sure to enjoy it as much as she does!