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Italian Tuna Balls

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Ingredients
  Canned tuna in oil 320 Gram, drained, little oil reserved (2 Cans, 160 Gram Each, In Sunflower / Olive Oil)
  Pine nuts 3 Tablespoon (1 Small Handful)
  Lemon 1 , zested
  Parsley leaves 3 Tablespoon, roughly chopped (1 Small Handful)
  Fresh breadcrumbs 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Spaghetti 14 Ounce (400 Gram)
  Tomato pasta sauce 500 Gram (1 Jar)
Directions

1. Flake the tuna into a bowl, then tip in the pine nuts, lemon zest, parsley, breadcrumbs and egg. Season, then mix together with your hands until everything is 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 reserved tuna oil in a large non-stick frying pan, then fry the tuna balls for 5 mins, turning every min or so until completely golden. Drain on some kitchen paper. Heat the tomato sauce, then toss together with the pasta and tuna balls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Tuna
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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