Loretta Sebastiani

By: Loretta Sebastiani
     

Tuna, Alghero-style ( Tonno all'algherese )

Authentic Italian recipe

difficulty: easy

time: preparation: 10 minutes
cooking: 30 minnutes

calories: 450 (kCal)

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
Difficulty:
easy recipe
Time:
preparation: 10 minutes
cooking: 30 minnutes
How many calories in a serving?
Calories: 450 (kcal) 23 % - 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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Nutrition facts

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).