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Tuna Salad with Capers

and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
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Tuna Salad with Capers

Tuna Salad with Capers - Baked tomatoes with tuna and caper sauce

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Health Score:
9,8 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h. 30 min.
Ready in
Calories:
195
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This exquisite starter is a healthier variation of the classic Italian dish Vitello Tonnato.

It's best to oven-dry your tomatos in one large batch, that way you can use them throughout the week.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie195 kcal(9 %)
Protein14 g(14 %)
Fat10 g(9 %)
Carbohydrates10 g(7 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2.5 g(8 %)
Vitamin A0.3 mg(38 %)
Vitamin D1.2 μg(6 %)
Vitamin E3 mg(25 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin5.4 mg(45 %)
Vitamin B₆0.3 mg(21 %)
Folate63 μg(21 %)
Pantothenic acid1.1 mg(18 %)
Biotin9.2 μg(20 %)
Vitamin B₁₂2.6 μg(87 %)
Vitamin C34 mg(36 %)
Potassium706 mg(18 %)
Calcium142 mg(14 %)
Magnesium49 mg(16 %)
Iron1.7 mg(11 %)
Iodine28 μg(14 %)
Zinc0.9 mg(11 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.4 g
Uric acid92 mg
Cholesterol26 mg
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
2 pounds Plum tomato
2 garlic
1 sprig thyme
1 sprig rosemary
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt
peppers
½ lemon
10 ounces Canned tuna
5 ounces Yogurt (low-fat)
4 ounces Sour cream
1 ounce Caper (drained)
1 stalk Celery
1 handful baby Lettuce
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Baking sheet, 1 Bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Mandoline, 1 Sieve, 1 Immersion blender, 1 deep bowl, 1 Salad spinner, 1 Oven rack, 1 Can opener

Preparation steps

1.
Tuna Salad with Capers preparation step 1

Rinse tomatoes, wipe dry and cut out stems. Cut tomatoes into quarters and scrape out seeds.  

2.
Tuna Salad with Capers preparation step 2

Peel the garlic and finely chop. Rinse thyme and rosemary, shake dry, pluck leaves, and finely chopped. Mix together garlic, thyme, rosemary, and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Place the tomatoes, cut side up, on a baking sheet fitted with a wire rack. Drizzle tomatoes with the olive-oil mixture. Bake tomatoes on the middle rack of a preheated oven at 225°F until shriveled and dried, 2-3 hours.

3.
Tuna Salad with Capers preparation step 3

Remove tomatoes and let cool. (Tomatoes can be prepared a day ahead.)

4.
Tuna Salad with Capers preparation step 4

Squeeze juice from lemon. Drain tuna and mix with the yogurt, sour cream, drained capers, olive oil and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.

5.

Rinse celery, pat dry, remove any strings and thinly slice.

6.

Rinse lettuces, spin dry and cut or tear into bite-sized pieces. Spread tomatoes on a plate, spoon tuna sauce over tomatoes and top with lettuces and celery. Serve immediately.