Tuna Ramen Dinner (Great for College Kids!)

"I came up with this mash-up of ingredients while studying abroad. Ramen and canned tuna were some of the cheapest foods I could get my hands on (especially because they could be mailed!). Everyone I've had try this has enjoyed it, and it definitely hits the spot!"
photo by Nick B. photo by Nick B.
photo by Nick B.
Ready In:


  • 1 (6 ounce) can tuna in vegetable oil
  • 1 (3 ounce) packet ramen noodles, any flavor
  • 12 cup frozen mixed vegetables


  • heat a nonstick frying pan to about medium heat, and fry the tuna until hot and slightly crispy. You can use tuna in water, but it sticks less if you use tuna in oil.
  • At the same time, cook the ramen on the stove top and add the veggies to the pot as well.
  • Drain the ramen and veggies and add them to the frying pan with the tuna and continue to cook until the noodles become slightly sticky.
  • Pour the seasoning packet over the whole thing and mix.
  • Enjoy!

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  1. titefille
    amazing.. better than the original ramen noodle!!
  2. Quiltingqueen
    This is pretty good. At least it feels like I am eating a more balanced meal rather than just the plain ramen :) I think next time I'll use 1/2 can of tuna--it just seemed like a lot of tuna.
  3. shackelbutt2
    Very nice! A friend of mine who spent time in Japan recommended I try adding a can of tuna to ramen, and tonight I thought I'd try finding a recipe online. This was VERY delicious! To cut back on boiling time on the stove, I boiled water in an electric kettle, and poured that into a pot with the noodles and veggies. Was quicker than boiling in a pot.
  4. 911spatcher
    I was a little skeptical of this recipe, but I had all the ingredients on hand so I tried it. This is really good! It makes 2 large servings and my toddler even liked it
  5. Pamplemoussee
    I've tried this with tuna in water, mixed veggies, and a little dash of red pepper flakes to make it a little spicy. Yum and cheap.


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