Use Tuna in Olive Oil for these Great Recipes


• 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil

• 3/4 cup chopped onion

• 2 cloves garlic, chopped

• 1 (6 ounce) can solid white tuna packed in water, drained

• 1 (14.5 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, chopped

• 1 (4.25 ounce) can black olives, drained and halved

• 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

• 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

• freshly ground black pepper to taste

• 1 (28 ounce) can tomato puree

• 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked angel hair pasta

• 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese for topping


1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in onion and garlic, and cook until tender. Mix in tuna and peeled tomatoes; cook until heated through. Mix in olives. Season with basil, oregano and pepper. Cook and stir 5 minutes. Stir in tomato puree. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place angel hair pasta in pot and cook 4 minutes, or until al dente. Serve topped with the sauce and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.

Grilled Tuna


• 1/2 cup lemon juice

• 1/2 cup olive oil

• 2 1 1/4-inch-thick tuna steaks

• 1/4 cup spicy brown mustard

• 1 teaspoon mustard powder

• 3 tablespoons white sugar

• 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

• 1/3 cup olive oil

• 3 tablespoons dried dill


1. Combine the lemon juice with 1/2 cup olive oil in a sealable plastic bag; seal and shake. Add the tuna steaks and store in refrigerator to marinate while the grill preheats. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil the grate. Whisk the brown mustard, mustard powder, sugar, vinegar, and 1/3 cup olive oil together in a bowl; stir in the dill.

2. Remove the tuna from the marinade and discard the marinade; cook the steaks on the preheated grill until the fish flakes easily with a fork, about 6 minutes per side. Drizzle the steaks with the mustard and dill sauce to serve.

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