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Penne and Fresh Tuna with Raisin and Almond Sauce

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  Butter 30 Milliliter (2 tablespoon)
  Fresh tuna steaks 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into strips (680 gram)
  Penne 2⁄3 Pound (300 gram)
  Egg yolks 2 , beaten
For sauce
  Butter 6 1⁄3 Tablespoon (1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon /100 milliliter)
  All purpose flour 45 Milliliter (3 tablespoon)
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  White pepper To Taste
  White wine 250 Milliliter (1 cup)
  Currants 45 Milliliter (3 tablespoon)
  Raisins 85 Milliliter (1/3 cup)
  Slivered blanched almonds 60 Milliliter (1/4 cup)
  Fresh lemon juice 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon

1) In a large pan, gently saute the tuna, until thoroughly cooked. Remove and keep warm.
2) In a pan, melt the butter, stir in the flour and cook, until the roux is smooth and golden.
3) Stir in the nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste and cook for a few seconds.
4) Gradually pour in the wine, stirring constantly, until smooth.
5) Stir in the currants, raisins, almonds, lemon juice and sugar, bring to a boil and simmer over a low heat for 20 minutes.
6) In a bowl, whisk a little hot sauce into the egg yolks, then remove from the heat and whisk the egg yolk mixture back into the sauce; keep warm.
7) In a pan, cook the penne in the boiling salted water, until tender.
8) Drain, stir in a little vegetable oil and transfer to warmed plates.

9) Top with the tuna pieces, then spoon over the sauce and serve the Penne and Fresh Tuna with Raisin and Almond Sauce, immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1006 Calories from Fat 406

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.7%

Saturated Fat 19.5 g97.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 224.4 mg74.8%

Sodium 201.5 mg8.4%

Total Carbohydrates 87 g29.1%

Dietary Fiber 8.6 g34.6%

Sugars 18.7 g

Protein 56 g111.4%

Vitamin A 125.5% Vitamin C 15.9%

Calcium 11.2% Iron 28.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Penne And Fresh Tuna With Raisin And Almond Sauce Recipe