Cooking with conservas: let's explore cooking with canned seafood

Let's explore all the ways we can cook with canned sardines, mussels, squid, octopus and the like. We will dive into recipes to get you excited about eating wonderful canned seafood.

Cooking with Conservas

Sardine banh mi
A banh mi sandwich with sardines, carrots, cilantro and cucumber

This no-cook Sardine Banh Mi Sandwich is perfect for those seeking a convenient, flavorful, and satisfying meal. With minimal prep work and no need for cooking, you can easily assemble this sandwich at home or even at the office. Savor the delicious combination of whole sardines, tangy pickled vegetables, and fresh herbs, all nestled within a soft or crispy baguette.

3 Creative Ways to Cook Sardines for a Low-Carb Diet
Enjoying sardines at the table

Experience the amazing health benefits of sardines with three easy and creative recipes. Perfect for those on a low-carb diet, these recipes won't disappoint!

Canned tuna ceviche
Ceviche made with canned tuna

Canned Tuna Ceviche: A Flavorful and Nutritious Twist on the Classic Dish

Seafood pancakes
Seafood pancakes

Elegant pancakes with embedded conservas

Everything You Need to Know About Baja-style Fish Tacos
Fish tacos on the beach

Fish tacos are a popular dish that originated in Baja California, Mexico, and have now become a staple in Mexican cuisine.

Mackerel tacos
Tacos with mackerel, avocado, pepper, onion, black bean and salsa

Canned mackerel makes the best taco

Citrus tuna salad
Arugula salad with citrus clove tuna dressed with blackberry vinaigrette

This salad highlights a high quality tuna paired with citrus

Sardine pasta
Pasta with sardines

This pasta dish is quite easy to prepare, yet delicious and full of flavors.

Fisherman's eggs
Fisherman's eggs, baked eggs with a sardine sauce

Let's make an elegant breakfast with sardines.

Homemade hot sauce
A hot sauce for canned seafood

Let's make our own hot sauce

Mignonette sauce
Mignonette sauce, which is seasoned onions and vinegar

Simple mignonette. Drizzle on oysters.

Easy-to-Follow Sardine Rice Bowl Recipe for Those Quick Lunches
A rice bowl with sardines

Make your lunchtime easier with this Sardine Rice Bowl Recipe, which calls for just five simple ingredients! Ready in under half an hour, it's perfect for busy people.

Simple sardine salad
A salad with sardines and onions

Quick lunch salad with minimal preparation

Anchovy pasta
Pasta with anchovies, shallots and peppers

Cooking anchovy pasta as a last minute dinner can be a quick and easy way to prepare a flavorful and satisfying meal.

Avocado toast
Avocado toast with sardines and olives

Here, I present avocado toast--with a conservas twist: sardines!

Sautéed sardines
Sardines stewed in a rich tomato sauce

How do I make delicious sardines even richer?

Tuna melt
Tuna melt with toated bread and cheese

A tuna melt is a classic sandwich that with canned tuna, mayonnaise, and other ingredients

Eating sardines
Fried sardines

Canned sardines are a staple ingredient in many kitchens around the world