Here’s a lovely canned sardines recipe – you can use normal toast for
the kids if they don’t like garlic, but I’m going to show you a novel
way of making garlic bread that doesn’t entail heating a whole oven.
Mashed up, tinned sardines make a fabulous sandwich and they are considered to be one of your oily portions of fish a week.
They are a good source of protein and omega oils – very heart healthy- they’re also extremely tasty.
Add them to pizzas, sandwiches, quiches, pasta dishes – they’re very versatile and inexpensive. Do check out the links at the bottom of the page here for more canned fish recipes – you can substitute sardines in virtually all of them.
Canned Sardines Recipes – Sardine Salad with Garlic Bread
2 120g cans sardines
8 slices bread
1 garlic clove – peeled
1 small lettuce – shredded
4 tomatoes – sliced
1 small red onion – peeled and sliced thinly
1 red pepper – deseeded and sliced thinly
4 hard boiled eggs – quartered
salt and pepper to taste
Heat your grill and brush one side of your bread with olive oil –
at this point, if you want garlic bread, then rub the clove over that
side of the bread – toast until browned.
Divide your salad between four plates and drizzle a little oil over it and a twist of salt and pepper and a squeeze of lemon.
Once the bread has toasted, divide the sardines between the salad
Serve straight away with the garlic bread – you can use extra dressing
if you like, mayonnaise, vinaigrette, but I find just a little good
virgin oil and lemon juice is fine.
You could of course use fresh sardines in this recipe – clean,
split and bone the sardines, season and brush with oil and then grill
for about 2 minutes either side.
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Canned Sardine Salad
By Liz Alderson,Mar 30, 2016
A lot of people get given canned sardines or they buy them thinking they’re cheap and might make a good meal. Then they’re stuck with recipe ideas. Sardines are very tasty and very healthy – a good source of omega 3s which aren’t lost in the canning process. They’re a great addition to a pizza, will add a juiciness to a quiche, fabulous in sandwiches or as a snack on toast. Here’s another healthy recipe idea – sardine salad.
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook time:0 minutes
Main Ingredient: canned sardines, salad vegetables