Tomato Tonnato

Tomato Tonnato

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 5

    Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1

    three-ounce can imported tuna packed in olive oil, drained and flaked

  • ¼

    cup mayonnaise

  • 2

    teaspoons drained capers

  • 2

    teaspoons fresh lemon juice

  • 2

    anchovy fillets, optional

  • 1

    fat garlic clove, smashed and peeled

  • 2

    Tablespoons tightly packed basil leaves, more for garnish

  • 2

    pounds mixed tomatoes, large ones cut in slices, small ones cut in wedges

  • Coarse sea salt

  • Black pepper

  • Crusty bread, for serving

Directions

In a blender, combine olive oil, tuna, mayonnaise, capers, lemon juice, anchovies, garlic and 2 tablespoons basil and purée until creamy. Lay tomatoes out on a platter and spoon sauce over the tops. Season with salt and a generous amount of pepper and garnish with basil leaves. Serve with bread.


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