How to Turn 2 Cans of Tuna Into a Hot Dinner for Two

by Sonia Fares/سونيا فارس /Соня фарис

It is a twist from the Mediterranean spicy grilled fish. 2 cans of tuna in a spicy tomato, walnut sauce with a bowl of basmati rice makes a delicious dinner for 2-4 people


  • 400 Grams Tuna (canned or preserved)
  • 1 Bunch Parsley
  • 2 Bunches Coriander
  • 2 Onions
  • 6 Garlic clove
  • 100 Grams Walnuts
  • 50 Grams Pine seeds
  • 6 Tomatoes peeled&chppped
  • ½ Teaspoons Cumin
  • Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric+black pepper
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    You can prepare the sauce ahead of time. When needed just heat open the preserved tuna mix in, heat through serve.... With rice or potatoes. Personal taste

    Step 2


    Step 3

    Add as you prepare. In a cooking pot, put 2-4 TBsp of olive oil. Add the diced onions, and start to cook on medium-low

    Step 4

    Onions+garlic + spices

    Step 5

    Add chopped parsley, chopped coriander....cook with the onions 2 mins. Add chopped walnuts, pine seeds mix cook 1 min.

    Step 6

    Add the tomatoes; peeled and chopped. Cover and cook on low 30 mins

    Step 7

    After 30 mins

    Step 8

    I am using bottled organic tuna. A produce of Bretagne in France.

    Step 9

    Open the tuna add. Stir well cover and cook for 5 mins or so. Serve with rice. Personally I serve it with basmati rice

    Step 10

    Serve it in individual plates or in stew bowls. It serves 4 people