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Sicilian Tuna Carpaccio

This fish appetizer is full of Mediterranean Sea.
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: barilla, mediterranean, tuna
Author: Barilla®


  • ½ pound fresh tuna fillets thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 celery heart sliced
  • 3 ½ ounce pitted olives
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 basil leaves
  • 4 slices bread


  • Arrange the tuna slices on a serving dish and season with lemon juice, a pinch of salt and pepper and let marinate for 5 or 10 minutes.
  • In the meanwhile, drizzle the bread slices with extra virgin olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper, then place them in a toaster oven with heat on both sides for a couple of minutes until they are a nice golden brown.
  • Drain the olives, cut into rings and mix with celery and thinly sliced basil.
  • Cover the tuna slices with the little salad you have just prepared and serve with freshly toasted bread.