5 minute tuna and veg

Healthy recipe blogger Lilian Dickmans shares her go-to meal recipe that requires minimal effort!

"This recipe can be adapted to suit whatever you have on hand. The key for me is to make it with frozen vegetables (or leftover vegetables) that just need to be heated up. 

I always keep frozen organic spinach and peas in my freezer, along with small portions of frozen mashed sweet potato (I've written about how I roast and freeze sweet potato here). That way I always have some vegetables ready for a quick meal like this."


Large handful of frozen chopped spinach
Large handful of frozen peas
1/2 cup frozen mashed sweet potato
1 can of tuna in spring water or olive oil
Knob of organic butter (or olive oil)
Sea salt
Black pepper
Fresh herbs and pumpkin seeds to serve (optional)


1. Heat the butter (or olive oil) in a frypan over a medium heat. Tip the frozen vegetables into the pan, adding a good pinch of sea salt and some cracked black pepper.

2. Cook the vegetables until defrosted and warmed through. Drain the can of tuna and tip the tuna into the pan. Stir everything together.

3. Tip into a bowl to serve and top with fresh herbs and pumpkin seeds if desired.