Leek and tuna loaf

Step by step recipe:

  1. 20 min.Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #1
    Heat the oven to 210°C (420°F).

    Prepare 1 leek and 1 shallot.

    Then finely chop both of them.
  2. 2 min.Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #2
    Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a frying pan on medium heat.

    When hot, add the chopped shallot, salt and pepper and cook for 1 or 2 minutes while stirring.
  3. 5 min.Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #3
    Add the chopped leek and leave to cook uncovered until the leek is just tender but still slightly crunchy.

    Set aside.
  4. 5 min.Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #4
    In a food processor bowl, put: 250 g flour, 4 eggs, 100 ml olive oil, 10 g baking powder, 30 g butter, pepper and salt. Mix on slow speed until the mixture is smooth.
  5. 3 min.Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #5
    Add the leek and 200 g tuna in oil to the mixture and mix well.
  6. 3 min.Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #6
    Pour the mixture into a loaf tin or mould and bake.
  7. 40 min.Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #7
    Leave to cook for about 40 minutes; the top should be golden brown and the middle just cooked, because if it is overcooked, the cake tends to dry out.

Remarks:

This loaf can be eaten cold or warm, and sliced then cut into cubes it is perfect to serve with aperitifs.

The varied possibilities of savoury cakes are limited only by your imagination. Use this basic recipe for the mixture, and add anything you like: ham, cheese, bacon, olives, etc.

Source:

Home made

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