Cheesy tuna dip

Cheesy tuna dip


Serves 6


  • 1 can (185g) tuna in springwater, drained
  • 220g extra light cream cheese
  • 2 large spring onions, chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


Place all ingredients into a food processor and pulse until well combined. You can process until smooth or leave a few chunks – it’s all personal taste.

Serve with vegetable sticks and or crackers. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

Serving Suggestions


  • This lovely dip is also fantastic as a sandwich spread.
  • Serve with whatever you like, but I like to pack this dip up for the girls with cherry tomatoes, vegetables sticks and a bit of french bread. Makes a change from sandwiches. I do make sure I put a freezer block into their lunchboxes though it’s made with dairy and fish.
  • If you like a healthy dip then this Babaganoush (Smokey eggplant dip) is a delicious Middle Eastern recipe that tastes great with flat breads.
  • If you love Italian flavours then Basil pesto dip is a great party platter dip.
  • If you want to go retro then you can make this French onion dip and crudites  that was tres chic in the 70's.
  • Greek cuisine would be lost without this simple peasant dish of Skordalia (potato and garlic dip).
  • Another popular cob dip is Spinach cobb dip. It is baked in the same way this cheese and bacon dip is made.
  • If you like hommous then this Tomato and basil hummus dip is a great twist on the original.
  • This Prawn layer dip is a decadent platter that will have them asking for more. We have made it with fresh prawns.
  • If you want a sweet dip then you can make this Healthy raw caramel dip. It is a great sweet after school treat.
  • If you love raw cookie dough the this  Cookie dough dip is a sweet treat that the kids will love.
  • When you have a craving for cheesecake this  2 ingredient cheesecake dip with fruit is a fast compromise and little healthier with fruit on the side.
  • Nutritional value per serve: 310.8kj (74cals); 1.9g total fat (1.3g saturated fat); 0.2g fibre
  • This recipe was created by Jay Rogers for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder. You can follow Jay at The Moodie Foodie and on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest.

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