Super Tuna

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
3 servings
Level:
Easy

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Ingredients
  • Tuna and Beans:
  • 2 cans white albacore tuna in water
  • 1 can cannellini beans
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced or minced
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • Olive oil
  • Grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • Sea salt and cracked black pepper
  • 3 ounces hummus
  • Sesame oil
  • Side Salad:
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 cup green pitted olives
  • 1/2 cup sweet gherkin pickles, sliced or chopped
  • Olive oil
  • Sea salt and cracked black pepper
  • Balsamic vinegar
Directions

For the tuna and beans: Drain the tuna, put in a bowl and set aside. Open the beans but don't drain.

In a large skillet over medium heat, caramelize the garlic and onions together in some olive oil. When browned, add the can of beans and saute. Cook for 2 minutes, and then add a handful of Pecorino Romano cheese, 2 pinches salt and 5 turns of the pepper mill.

Add the tuna to the bean mixture. Give a quick toss in the skillet, and then put the contents into a bowl.

Scoop a cup of tuna and beans and put on a plate. Add the hummus as a side. Drizzle sesame oil on top of the hummus, and add grind some pepper on top.

For the side salad: Toss the carrots, olives and pickles in a bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste and balsamic vinegar to your liking. Serve on the side.

This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. The Food Network Kitchens have not tested it for home use, therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.

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