Fresh tuna tortillas

Fresh tuna tortillas

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 4

An all round winner - vitamin D, omega 3 and 1 of your 5-a-day, it's even simple to make

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal370
  • fat15g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs36g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre3g
  • protein27g
  • salt0.54g


  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil is made from pressing sunflower seeds and extracting the oil. It's usually…

  • 2 large tuna steaks
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin



    An aromatic spice native to eastern Mediteranean countries and Upper Egypt. This warm,…

  • 4 soft tortillas



    In Spain, a tortilla is a kind of omelette, with ingredients added - frequently sliced cooked…

  • 1 avocado, sliced



    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • 2 tomatoes, sliced



    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • juice 1 lime



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • handful coriander, chopped
  • soured cream, to serve (optional)


  1. Rub oil over each steak, then sprinkle with the spices. Heat a griddle pan until hot, then cook the steaks on one side for 2 mins. Turn and cook for 1-2 mins more. Cut into strips.

  2. Heat the tortillas for 30 secs in a microwave until soft. Pile tuna, avocado and tomatoes on top of each, then squeeze over the lime juice and scatter with coriander. Dollop soured cream on top, if you like, then roll up and eat.

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12th Sep, 2015
These were delicious, quick and easy to prepare, cook and assemble. Just the job after a few drinks!! Will definitely be making again.
25th Feb, 2008
Almost by accident I prepared these with mango instead of tuna - was absolutely delicious, a light balanced combination of both sweet and salty. Cumin works great in this recipe too. Will definitely make again!
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