Recipe By JBrown
Published Jun 28th
Prep 15m Cook - Additional - Ready In 15m
Servings 8 servings Calories 158.4

This is part of an antipasti spread. Serve with crostini, Melba toast, or crackers at room temperature. Store in refrigerator covered. To reuse, bring back to room temperature. Do not microwave to reheat. It will turn to goop. Best tuna fish sandwich you will ever have. Use iceberg lettuce, toasted bread, and thin slice of tomato. Yum!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 (4.5 ounce) cans tuna packed in olive oil, drained
  • ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped Italian flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Blend tuna, butter, capers, parsley, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a food processor until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 158.4
  • Carbohydrate 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol 44.9 mg
  • Fat 11.9 g
  • Fiber 0.1 g
  • Protein 12.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 7.4 g
  • Sodium 121.4 mg


  1. I used one of those very small 3-oz cans of tuna in olive oil, (Italian those, great on a salad). I used 2 tblsp of butter and added everything else to my preference. I just mixed this all up with a fork, which gave it, IMO, more texture (worked just fine). I used parsley - Read more ...
  2. I made this as an add-on to an antipasti platter last night. To put it simply, this was excellent and something I would make again. I followed the recipe exactly as written with a couple of modifications: 1. I used a fork to blend the mixture together forming something that had a much more pleasant - Read more ...
  3. Very tasty. I added sautéed almonds instead of capers better Taste and a tsp of mayo. Tangy twist yum.
  4. I thought this was delicious. I cut the butter to 2 Tbs, added a splash of olive oil, used two 3oz cans of tuna in olive oil, increased the Italian parsley to 1 C, added 1/2 C green onions, and increased the lemon to whatever comes out of half a lemon, about 2 Tbs. We - Read more ...
  5. I made this for lunch today. I don't know when this recipe was written but a lot of tuna now comes in packets. Guess they couldn't keep reducing the can size. It is typically about 2.6 oz instead of 4.5 oz called for in the recipe. I had only one packet so I cut the - Read more ...
  6. This is such a refreshing tasty tuna dish. Put on crackers make sandwich such a versatile recipe. Love the addition of the capers.

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