Tuna meatballs

Delicious with pasta or served as a snack with drinks.
 
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Recipe from: 12 August 2015
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 10 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 170
    g
    tin tuna in oil, drained
  • 1
    large potato, cooked and mashed well
  • 40
    g
    freshly grated Parmesan
  • 1
    egg, finely beaten
  • grated zest of one lemon
  • 1
    garlic clove crushed with ½ tsp sea salt flakes
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • flour for coating
  • sunflower oil for frying
  • TO SERVE:
  • 5
    ripe, red tomatoes, finely chopped
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1
    packet small pasta shapes, cooked according to packet instructions
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
In a bowl, mix all ingredients for the tuna meatballs until well combined.
Shape the mixture into walnut-sized balls, roll lightly in flour. Fry in oil about 1cm deep, turning, until golden all over. Set aside on a plate lined with paper towel.
Spoon the pasta onto four plates, top with some tomato and lots of extra-virgin olive oil and season well. Top with the meatballs and serve immediately.


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