Italian tuna balls

A superhealthy twist on a family favourite that can be served with spaghetti or squashed flat and cooked as burgers

Heat a little of the tuna oil in a large non-stick frying pan, then fry the tuna balls for 5 mins, turning every minute or so until completely golden. Drain on kitchen paper. Heat the tomato...

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Cooking time: 45 Min
  • Rating: 4/5
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  • 2 160g cans of tuna Tuna tune-ahA member of the mackerel family, tuna are mainly found in the world's warmer oceans. They… in sunflower or olive oil, drained (reserve a little oil)
  • small handful of pine nuts
  • freshly grated zest 1 lemon Lemon le-monOval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
  • small handful parsley Parsley par-sleeOne of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and… leaves, roughly chopped
  • 50g fresh breadcrumb
  • 1 egg Egg eggThe ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a… , beaten
  • 400g spaghetti
  • 500g jar pasta sauce

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