Quick & Easy Lunch : Tonno Tuna with Cucumbers

Easy Lunch Recipe

I'm pretty lucky that I get to work from home most of the time. This is great since it helps to save money on lunch. Our leftovers mostly get packed for my husband's lunch so I will usually make my own. Those of you who follow me on Instagram probably know that I eat a little of everything but I generally like to keep it light on the carbs and focus more on vegetables especially during the weekdays. This is one of my favorite quick and healthy lunches that I came up with on the fly one day when it was like let's just throw something together with what's in the pantry. The ingredients are key though. It really works best with good tonno tuna and persian cucumbers for texture and taste. Tonno tuna is an Italian style solid light pack tuna in pure olive oil. My favorite is this one from Cento which tastes delicious and is dolphin safe. I don't know if you can even call this a recipe since it's that easy!


Tonno Tuna with Cucumbers


1. Chop two persian cucumbers into bite size pieces and place in bowl.
2. Open a can of Tonno tuna in olive oil and pour over.
3. Drizzle lemon juice and add some fresh ground black pepper.

Et voilà! Bon Appétit!

This makes two servings. Would you try this? What's your favorite quick and easy lunch?

36 comments

Anonymous said...

You are so lucky to be working from home! This meal looks so healthy - I shall also make more dishes like this one.

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Emma Henderson said...

I love tuna and I love cucumber, so I'm definitely gonna try this! Thanks Rowena x
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Anonymous said...

That IS easy! Thanks for sharing :-)

sonia de macedo said...

I actually have something similar from time to time, but replace the cucumber with lettuce and a sliced hard boiled egg. It actually used to be the entree du jour my late aunt would always serve during special occasions. :o)

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Linda Libra Loca said...

I have everything needed right here, so I might whip this up for lunch today. It sounds delicious.

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Ivana Split said...

such a simple recipe! I must try it out sometimes.

Jackie Harrison said...

My type of lunch fast, easy and tasty well done.

Lilli said...

Morning Rowena! Mmm yummy, it looks really good and definitely to try! Im at home most of the time so I get u! But usually, Im also pretty tired and lazy so I always enjoy fast dishes to prepare!:P

Gabrielle said...

Oh yum, yum, yum... I used to have this as a snack when I was younger, I'm feeling nostalgic!!

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Stella said...

I make my own tuna salads too with anything I have on the fridge. Fresh and easy.
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Elle Sees said...

i would LOVE that for lunch!!!

Paola Lauretano said...

So fresh and delicious!!!
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FASHION TALES said...

This is light and great for spring. I like tuna, although we usually eat fresh tuna, will have to try it canned again. Haven't had this in a long time. Have a great week!

Stanislava E. said...

I truly admire your healthy lifestyle, Rowena! Yes, I have noticed, mostly from your photos on IG, that you more often opt for vegetables. This recipe, despite it is that easy, sounds very delicious. I am not sure I have ever had a Tonno tuna, but I'll check in the supermarket if it's available here. Thanks for sharing this quick and healthy recipe! xo

Beauty Editer said...

So lovely! I like the pictures too. Have a great day.

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Shireen L. Platt said...

I would eat this up in a heart beat! It's healthy and light and we love tuna in this house. Simple but delicious, thanks for sharing, Rowena!

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Lenya said...

Ooooooh my tummy… can you hear it rumble, Rowena. It looks freaking delicious...... Happy hump day, girl.
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Jane @ anothermommablog.blogspot.com said...

that looks really good! I love anything with cucumbers. I don't eat a lot of tuna, but the Tonno tuna sounds good, I'll have to check it out.

Corinne said...

When I was a meat eater I used to love tuna and cucumber. It tastes great with sweetcorn too!

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Maggie Dallospedale said...

Hi Rowena,
It looks delicious.
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Alicia Mackin said...

I think a little carbs is good, maybe like %20 of your calories. But yes lean protein and veggies is all good.

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Suzy said...

NOM NOM! Can I come around for a dinner? ;)

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Beauty Unearthly said...

Hi dear.. this post is so lovely! xx

Natalia | Fashioned by Love said...

These flavours are definitely made for each other! x

Emmylou MW said...

I am all about easy-to-make lunches so this is right up my alley:D Thanks for sharing, Rowena. As for me...I'm super lazy. I just bake some frozen chicken nuggets if I'm pressed for time.:P

Mónica - Mes Voyages à Paris said...

Looking so healthy and easy!
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Style For Mankind said...

Beautiful post dear! Have a fun-filled FriYAY!!!

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little luxury list said...

Ooh, what a pretty shot! I'd totally eat this and try to be low carb too. Hmm, I haven't heard of persian cucumbers but love a good japanese cucumber (so crispy!)

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Alice Cerea said...

Amazing pics, I love this post!

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Diana Ashuayem said...

This looks really yummy!
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aginglikeafinewine.com said...

I will definitely give it a try!

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