Tuna cake

2015-01-03
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 60m
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Ingredients

  • 350 grams / (12 1/3 ounces) canned tuna
  • 1 large onion
  • Oregano (to taste)
  • 250 grams / (8 3/4 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 200 ml / (3/4 cup and 1 1/2 tablespoons) milk
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 4 eggs
  • Salt (to taste)

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Drain the tuna, shred it with a fork and season with oregano; set aside.

    Step 2


    1. Place the olive oil, the chopped onion and the chopped garlics in a skillet and saute over low heat until the onion starts to turn golden brown. Then, add the tuna, stir and simmer about 4 to 5 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat, sprinkle with chopped parsley and let cool.

    Step 3


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (approximately 27 x 10 centimeters / (10 2/3 x 4 inches)) with a little olive oil.

    Step 4


    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs and the milk until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Season with a little salt and pepper and beat for 1 minute to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low and add the flour mixed with the baking powder. After everything well beaten, fold the tuna mixture in the dough.

    Step 5


    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake about 30 to 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven) until golden.

    Step 6


    1. Remove the tuna cake from the oven, unmold and serve with salad.

Tuna cake | Food From Portugal
Tuna cake | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings):

Calories: 470
 
Total Fat: 19 g(29%)

 
Saturated Fat: 4 g(20%)
 
Cholesterol: 215 mg(72%)
 
Sodium: 440 mg(18%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 58 g(19%)
 
Protein: 16 g
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