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Recipe: Tuna and Egg Omelet

Lake City-based Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) works to bring food to local families and now seniors through its Healthy HIP Packs Program, meal programs, and by advocating for our hungry neighbors.

HIP’s volunteers and staff are back at North Helpline Food Bank each week, showing how to make healthy dishes easy and delicious. Check back here on The HIP Stockpot for new recipes each week.

Tuna and Egg Omelet
Makes 2 servings

Canned tuna is a great alternative to fresh tuna! It’s cheaper, easier to prepare, and is full of protein. You can very easily prepare a balanced meal by using canned tuna in omelets, scrambles, and stir-fries! Here are some simple ways you can use canned tuna in everyday dishes.

1 Canned Tuna
2 Eggs
Oil (canola, olive, or vegetable)
Salt and pepper, to taste
Spices, of your choice


  1. Drain the liquid from the canned tuna and place in a bowl.
  2. whisk the eggs. Mix in tuna. Season with salt and pepper and any other spices of your choice.
  3. Heat oil in the pan.
  4. Pour mixture into pan and cook until egg is cooked and is golden brown. Flip and cook the other side until it’s golden brown and crispy.
  5. You can enjoy it on its own or you can serve it on toasted bread or alongside rice and other vegetables!

Try these other ideas!

  1. Put the omelet on toasted bread and other vegetables to make a sandwich.
  2. Turn it into a scramble with tomatoes or other vegetables of your choice.
  3. Stir-fry ingredients with rice and vegetables of your choice.

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