– The Ultimate Spanish Tuna with Peppers and Onions –
There is nothing better than a simple dish that is loaded with flavors and done in under 30 minutes. This Spanish Tuna with Peppers and Onions is just that. Made with simple everyday ingredients, beyond easy to make and done in a jiffy. The perfect dish for a busy weeknight or weekend lunch, plus it´s naturally gluten free and low carb.
– The Secret is in the Spices –
What really takes this dish to the next level is using a good-quality Spanish paprika. I used Kiva´s sweet smoked Spanish paprika. This is one heck of an amazing Spanish paprika, it has a beautiful balance of sweetness & smokiness and it´s worth every penny. Watch the video below on How to Make The Ultimate Spanish Tuna with Peppers and Onions or check out the recipe card below, which you can print. Salud!
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The Ultimate Spanish Tuna with Peppers and Onions
- 2 fillets of tuna
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 onion
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1/2 red bell pepper
- 1/2 green bell pepper
- 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika
- 1/2 cup canned diced tomatoes
- pinch sea salt
- pinch black pepper
- handful fresh parsley
Grab 1/2 red bell pepper and 1/2 green bell pepper and cut each one into thin strips that are about 2 inches long, thinly slice 3 cloves of garlic, thinly slice 1/2 of an onion, grab 2 fillets of tuna (mine where frozen and thawed out), cut each fillet into 1-inch pieces and then cut each piece in half and add to a bowl, drizzle in 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, season with sea salt and black pepper, mix together
Heat a nonstick fry pan with a medium heat, after 2 minutes add the pieces of tuna and cook for 2 minutes, mixing them around occasionally, then transfer to a bowl and cover with foil paper
Using the same pan with the same heat add 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and add the sliced garlics and onions, mix with the oil and cook for 3 minutes, then add the pieces of green and red bell pepper and mix with the onions and garlic, after cooking the bell peppers for 4 minutes add 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika, season with sea salt and black pepper and mix it all together, then add 1/2 cup of canned diced tomatoes, season again with sea salt and black pepper, mix it all together and lower the fire to a LOW heat, add the pieces of tuna back into the pan, gently mix it all together and cook for 2 minutes to heat the tuna through, serve in shallow bowls garnished with fresh parsley, enjoy!
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