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Leek and tuna loaf

Leek and tuna loaf

This loaf is a savoury cake (quite popular in France) made with tinned tuna and leeks that have been lightly cooked with shallot.

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Last modified on: October 3rd 2010

For 1 savoury cake, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
31 min.47 min.1 hour 18 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

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

Prepare 1 leek and 1 shallot.

Then finely chop both of them.
20 min.
2 Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #2Pour 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.
2 min.
3 Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #3Add the chopped leek and leave to cook uncovered until the leek is just tender but still slightly crunchy.

Set aside.
5 min.
4 Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #4In 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 min.
5 Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #5Add the leek and 200 g tuna in oil to the mixture and mix well. 3 min.
6 Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #6Pour the mixture into a loaf tin or mould and bake. 3 min.
7 Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #7Leave 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. 40 min.

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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3304109 gr208 gr227 gr
165 %42 %20 %34 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
29910 gr19 gr20 gr
15 %4 %2 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 savoury cake : 4.13 €

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Source: Home made
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