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Spicy potted tuna

Prep time 5 mins
Cooking Time 10 mins
Serves 2

Recipe By

Kristen Coffield Founder of  www.theculinarycure.com and local chef in the Washington, DC area

  • 1 6oz can MSC certified sustainable water packed tuna, drained
  • 6 Tbsp. butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/4 tsp. Tabasco or ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh chives chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • Fresh pepper
  1. In the bowl of a food processor, fitted with the blade attachment, place the drained tuna and pulse until smooth.
  2. Add the lemon juice, Tabasco or cayenne and pulse. Add the butter, bit by bit until it is totally absorbed into the tuna.
  3. Add the chives and pulse 5-6 times until they are incorporated into the tuna mix.
  4. Pack tightly into a serving container and chill for several hours before serving.
  5. Spread on crostini or endive spears to serve.

Ingredients

Method

  • 1 6oz can MSC certified sustainable water packed tuna, drained
  • 6 Tbsp. butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/4 tsp. Tabasco or ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh chives chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • Fresh pepper
  1. In the bowl of a food processor, fitted with the blade attachment, place the drained tuna and pulse until smooth.
  2. Add the lemon juice, Tabasco or cayenne and pulse. Add the butter, bit by bit until it is totally absorbed into the tuna.
  3. Add the chives and pulse 5-6 times until they are incorporated into the tuna mix.
  4. Pack tightly into a serving container and chill for several hours before serving.
  5. Spread on crostini or endive spears to serve.

Kristen Coffield

Kristen Coffield is the founder of www.theculinarycure.com and is a local chef of the Washington DC area and a nutrition expert with a regular healthy cooking feature on Good Morning Washington. She is published in multiple publications and is a columnist and speaker. Kristen is the author of the upcoming book "The Culinary Cure", her formula for creating culinary resilience. A passionate advocate for sustainable agriculture, aquaculture and a healthy planet, Kristen wants everyone live a healthier life one bite at a time.

Visit her website
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