Every bodybuilder knows there’s nothing drier than tuna out of a can. And there’s gotta be a better way of prepping it than drenching it with mayonnaise.
Good news: There is! First, buy Wild Planet Wild Albacore Tuna ($23 for six 5oz cans), which is pole-caught and has a beautiful, silky texture. (Oil-packed canned fish have better texture and flavor.)
Here’s the ultimate recipe for any tuna sandwich or salad.
How To Prep Your Tuna
1 (5oz) can oil-packed tuna, well drained
1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 tsp fresh basil, chopped (can also use parsley or tarragon)
1 stalk celery, diced
2 tsp black olives (niçoise or kalamata), rinsed, pitted, and roughly chopped
1 tsp capers, rinsed and roughly chopped
2 tsp lemon juice, to taste, and/or salt, to taste
Lather tuna on whole-grain bread or dollop on greens.