Tuna Spread
Tuna spread recipe with herbs and vegetables. Variation with or without egg, with or without mayonnaise. A recipe by professional chef Thomas Sixt.
Servings Prep Time
4Portions 19Minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4Portions 19Minutes
Cook Time
  • 1pc bell pepper yellow
  • 1pc red bell pepper
  • 1pc green bell pepper
  • 1pc Zucchini
  • 1/2pc glove of garlic
  • 20ml olive oil
  • 3pinches salt
  • 1cup fresh creamCreme Fraîche
  • 2can Tuna in oil
  • 1tsp thymeI take fresh or dried
  • 1tsp rosemaryI take fresh or dried
  • 1pc lemon
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 6pinches black pepper
  • 2pinches brown sugar
  • 2Pinches chili flakes
  • 10pc black olives
  • 2pc young onions
  1. First prepare the vegetables for the tuna spread: Halve the peppers, remove seeds and wash. Wash the courgettes and place the vegetables in a dry place.
  2. Cut the vegetables and garlic into small cubes.
  3. Fry the vegetable cubes in a pan with olive oil at high heat and let them take colour. Add the thyme to create the aroma. Remove cooked vegetables from the heat. Put a quarter of the fried vegetables in a bowl for decoration. Put the rest of the vegetables for the tuna spread in a large bowl.
  4. Cream fraiche, the tuna with oil, thyme, rosemary, some lemon grater and the juice of the lemon, salt, pepper, sugar and chilli to the fried vegetables in the large bowl and mix. Season to taste. Here you could add mayonnaise or chopped egg!
  5. Serve the tuna spread with bread or in small bowls, decorate with thin slices of spring onions, olives, remaining vegetables, chilli flakes and a little olive oil. Serve with various breads and baguettes.
Recipe Notes

4. Calories Tuna spread with vegetables

Nutrition Facts
Tuna Spread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 354 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 90mg 30%
Sodium 914mg 38%
Potassium 303mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 17g 34%
Vitamin A 100%
Vitamin C 259%
Calcium 6%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Tuna salad with spinach and apple – Low Carb
Tuna Salad with Romana Salad, Tomatoes, Avocado and Egg
Tuna noodles with garlic, parsley and peperoncino
Spaghetti with tuna and asparagus
Pasta salad with tuna with vegan and vegetarian variation
Tuna Pasta with Basil and Tomatoes
Tuna Pizza
Nizza Salad – Salad Nicoise
Vitello Tonnato