Little tuna balls

Canned tuna can be really yucky ( even worse than cat food) or incredible yummy.

It helps to see that it still is tuna. The Italians eat a lot of good quality canned tuna and buy often those huge vases filled with chunks of tasty tuna commonly with olive oil. This olive oil adds to the flavor and the juiciness.

Drain a ‘normal’ can of this good stuff carefully. The drained weight is 280 grams. Chop 2 garlic cloves. Soak and rinse 1 table spoon of salted capres.

Put 100 grams of taralli ( those round grissini ) in a blender. Add 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds, the garlic, the capres and the tuna. Blend. Add 1 egg and 1 table spoon of Greek yoghurt. Taste, add pepper and salt.

Oil your hands and roll 2-3 cm sized balls.

Put on baking paper and store in the fridge.

Bake in the preheated oven at 180° for 20 mins. Stir halfway. Serve with some lemon as a little snack

or on some green salad as starter. 😋


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