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Bonito Tuna on Crusty Bread with Piquillo Pepper Vinaigrette Recipe

Receta de Tosta de Bonito del Norte con Vinagreta de Pimientos del Piquillo

15 minutes

6 pieces

Delicate Bonito del Norte tuna in olive oil is both the foundation and key ingredient in this simple tapa. Paired with a roasted piquillo pepper vinaigrette, the silky texture and mild flavor of the tuna really shines. Bonito del Norte is considered by Spaniards to be the finest tuna available, oceans apart from the usual canned tuna. Once you’ve had it, you’ll see why!



Nutritional Facts

Calories 323;
Total Fat 15.1 gr (19%);
Saturated Fat 2 gr (10%);
Cholesterol 0 mg ;
Sodium 804 mg (35%);
Total Carbohydrates 28 gr (10%);
Fiber 1.8 gr (6%);
Sugars 4.4 gr ;
Protein 21 gr;
Vitamin D 0%;
Calcium 4%;
Iron 14%;
Potassium 5%;

* Percent Daily Values are based on 2000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

How To Cook


In a glass or stainless steel bowl, make the vinaigrette by stirring together all the ingredients except tuna and bread. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Let stand for at least 1 hour.


Drain the tuna and gently separate into pieces. Arrange the tuna evenly over the bread slices, then spoon 1-2 tbsp of vinaigrette over each.

This recipe easily doubles.

Serve as part of your tapas spread with anchovy stuffed olives and lemon wedges.

Ratings and Reviews


1 Reviews

Bonito tuna is the best, no other tuna tastes as good. Topping it with piquillo peppers put it over the top.

June 2022