Tomato tonnato


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

Serves: 6 as a starter

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,224kj
Fat 26.6g
Saturated Fat 3.3g
Carbohydrate 4.8g
Sugars 4.4g
Protein 9.3g
Salt 1.6g
Fibre 1.5g

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This recipe was first published in Sat Aug 01 16:04:19 BST 2015.