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Tuna and tomato toasts recipe

Tuna and tomato toasts recipe

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Looking for lunchbox recipe inspiration? Try this easy tuna and tomato toast topper idea that's ready in no time, perfect for packing up and entirely dairy-free. Add flavour to flaky tuna with chilli, lemon and parsley, combine with tangy tomatoes and serve on toasted ciabatta slices. Summer lunches don't get easier than this! See method

  • Serves 2
  • 15 mins to prepare
  • 431 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Dairy-free


  • 1 x 160g tuna chunks in spring water, drained
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 220g cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 15g fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • ciabatta, halved lengthways and lightly toasted, to serve
If you don't have red onions, try using white, brown or spring onions

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    10g 14%
  • Saturates

    2g 9%
  • Sugars

    11g 12%
  • Salt

    1.6g 27%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 61g Protein 24.5g Fibre 5.3g


  1. In a large bowl, mix the tuna, onion, tomatoes, parsley, sugar, chilli and lemon zest and juice.
  2. Season, then stir in the oil. Tip into a lidded container, cover and chill until ready to eat.
  3. Spoon the tuna onto the toasted ciabatta to serve.

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