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The #1 food you should eat (and probably don't)

By Hilary Meyer, April 16, 2010 - 2:17pm

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Hilary asks: Do you like sardines? If you do, what are your favorite ways to eat them?


I eat two cans a week. The ones in tomato sauce are my favourite, and I scoured for the ones with skin and bones (calcium ahoy!). I just mash up a whole can, eat on two slices of Ezekiel bread with a green salad chaser. Simple, simple, simple. Every once in a while I get the ones in mustard sauce, but they're too high in salt for my general comfort.


09/19/2016 - 10:56am

right out of the can


07/29/2016 - 9:03pm

Delicious with sliced red onion and cocktail sauce.


05/14/2016 - 4:04pm

I like to roll them in corn meal then fry them in small amount of olive oil until they are golden brown and crispy


04/29/2016 - 1:00pm

I like sardines, but it is hard to find canned sardines with skin and bones. I believe most of the calcium comes from the bone and skin must have some nutritional value. So I don't know why those are removed in most of the canned sardines.


02/17/2016 - 10:27am

I like to combine two of the most healthful foods on the planet: sardines and avocado. I mash them together with a fork, add lemon juice, salt and pepper and spread it on toast. I eat this at least once a week. Yummy.


02/05/2016 - 6:26pm

Yes! I like them smashed with some capers and chopped black olives and chopped red onions,with a dash of lime and coarse black pepper sprinkled over them! delicious! I love them too with a poached egg with the yolk soft and I mixed all together and eat with a half of a biali for breakfast. That is one great breakfast!


12/07/2015 - 12:18pm

The health benefits are amazing in sardines I had no idea and they are cheap and tasty. I usually buy sockeye salmon but have never bought sardines. I will have to add them to a salad for lunch/dinner and breakfast omelette in organic eggs. Virtually no one I know consume sardines and you get that crazy look from people (that have no concept of healthy) when you tell them about it, and it's sad really oh well. I'll reap the health benefits then! I guess if I told them I like to eat herring (which are sardines just larger and older) they would be ok with that.


11/27/2015 - 7:16am

Right from the Can,,period! Delicious, and nutricious!


11/17/2015 - 1:28pm

Love sardines, especially in mustard or oil. My father and I ate them every camping trip--much to my mother's horror--and I especially enjoyed slurping the spines like spaghetti (okay...I still do that when I'm trying to be particularly disgusting). In college, I could clear a room in under ten seconds just by opening a tin. Yum!


11/04/2015 - 9:43pm

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