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    Tomato tonnato

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Total time: 10 minutes 10 minutes

    Serves: 6 as a starter


    handful flat leaf parsley

    4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

    1 tbsp lemon juice

    6 anchovy fillets in olive  oil, drained

    220g jar albacore tuna  in olive oil, drained

    5 tbsp mayonnaise

    1 garlic clove, peeled

    3 tbsp small capers, rinsed

    750g tomatoes (use a mix of colours and sizes)


    1 Whizz the parsley and olive oil in the small bowl of a food processor (or use a hand blender); transfer to a bowl and set aside. Put the lemon juice, anchovies, tuna, mayonnaise, garlic and 1 tbsp capers in the food processor and blend to a smooth paste, adding around 3-4 tbsp water until a thick pouring consistency; set aside.

    2 Roughly chop or slice the tomatoes, then arrange on  a platter. Sprinkle with salt, then spoon over the tuna dressing. Serve with the remaining 2 tbsp capers and the parsley oil.

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