Italian Tuna Balls Recipe

Looking for an easy Italian tuna balls recipe? Learn how to make Italian tuna balls using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kicktoria

Makes 4 servings



http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/4463/italian-tuna-balls

Recipe Ingredients for Italian tuna balls

320 g Tuna, White, Canned In Oil
5 g pine nuts
50 g breadcrumbs
1 egg
400 g spaghetti
500 g pasta sauce

Recipe Directions for Italian tuna balls

  1. Flake the tuna into a bowl, then tip in the pine nuts, lemon zest, parsley, breadcrumbs and egg. Season and mix together with your hands until completely combined. Roll the mix into 12 walnut-size balls. Put a large pan of salted water on to boil, then cook the spaghetti according to pack instructions.

  2. 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 sauce, then toss together with the pasta and tuna balls.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 329.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
619
Calories from Fat
132
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.7g
23%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
147mg
49%
Sodium
685mg
29%
Potassium
887mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
81.2g
27%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
12.0g
Protein
38.0g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 7% Iron 31%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
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