Tonno all'algherese

Tuna, Alghero-style   Authentic Italian recipe

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Tuna, Alghero-style

Ingredients / Serves 2

  • 2 slices (400 g - 14 1/4oz) fresh tuna
  • 1 medium size (70 g - 2 1/2oz) carrot , peeled and chopped
  • 70 g (2 1/2oz) young fresh onion, chopped
  • 40 g (1 1/2oz) celery, chopped
  • 1 dried bay leaves, crumbled
  • 150 ml (5 1/4fl oz - 3/4 C) white wine
  • 40 g (1 1/2oz) stoned black olives, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Time:
    preparation: 10 minutes
    cooking: 30 minnutes
  • Difficulty:
    easy recipe
  • How many calories in a serving?
    Calories: 450 (kcal) 23 % GDA (*)- 1885 (kJ)
    Protein: 40.2 (g) 81 % GDA
    Total fat: 29.7 (g) 43 % GDA
    Total carbohydrate: 6.0 (g) 3 % GDA
    Sugars: 6.0 (g) 7 % GDA

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Put the onion, carrot, celery and bay leave in a non-stick frying pan together with the olive oil. Let all the ingredients fry on a low flame. Then add the slices of tuna, black olives, wine and a pinch of salt. Keep on cooking until the cooking juice is well retired (about 20 minutes). Add hot water only if necessary.
Serve hot or warm with some slices of lemon.

Note

  • - You have the best result if you use Vermentino di Sardegna to cook the fish too!

What's the right wine for " Tuna, Alghero-style "?

Our suggestion is: Vermentino di Sardegna (white wine from Sardinia).