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.
139,6444.1/5 for 25 ratings
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: October 3rd 2010

For 1 savoury cake, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 1 savoury cake 2 savourys cake 3 savourys cake

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
31 min.47 min.1 hour 18 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
At what time?
  • When will I finish if I start the recipe at a certain time?
    When should I start for the recipe to be ready at a certain time?
Work this out...

Step by step recipe


Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Leek and tuna loaf : Photo of step #6
Pour the mixture into a loaf tin or mould and bake.

Stage 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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,212 Kcal or 13,448 Kj102 gr208 gr219 gr
161 %39 %20 %33 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
302 Kcal or 1,264 Kj10 gr20 gr21 gr
15 %4 %2 %3 %
Per savoury cake
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,212 Kcal or 13,448 Kj102 gr208 gr219 gr
161 %39 %20 %33 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

Note : These prices are only approximate

Change currency:

Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Shortcrust pastry (pâte brisée), Chocolate almond cookies, Cigarettes Russes (Piroulines), Sandwich bread, Flamiche, ... All
Tuna in oilTuna in oil: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Baker's tuna and mushroom tart, Pan bagnat, Nanou's tuna tart, Warm broccoli and Tuna Salad, Mixed salad with curry mayo, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Kouign-amann, Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin, Smooth mixed vegetable soup, Lime meringue tart, Corsican tarts, ... All
Baking powderBaking powder: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Arizona cupcakes, French Family Cake, Breton sablé biscuit dough, Poppy seed and lemon cake, Gingerbread, ... All

Other recipes you may also like

[Fresh fruit in sabayon]
Fresh fruit in sabayon
Fresh grapefruit and / or pears, covered with a sabayon and a pinch of citrus crunch.
79,4764.7/5 for 20 ratings 55 min.
[Rice pudding (riz au lait)]
Rice pudding (riz au lait)
My personal version of this classic family recipe.
94,3215/5 for 1 ratings 38 min.
[Tiramisu]
Tiramisu
Classic italian recipe (the name means "pull me up" or more poetically, "take me up to the sky"). It's similar to a charlotte in its structure: layers of flavoured biscuits between layers of smooth cream.
110,6695/5 for 1 ratings 49 min.
[Macarons (the original French macaroons) ]
Macarons (the original French macaroons)
This recipe really is "of the moment": the success of these small, highly-coloured cakes, in an infinite variety of flavours, is impressive. It's a recipe which needs some care, in order to produce a result worthy of a professional pastrychef. No problem, I will guide you through the recipe,...
254,281 714.7/5 for 44 ratings 2 hours 38 min.
[Fruit coulis (fruit purée)]
Fruit coulis (fruit purée)
Contrary to what people usually think, coulis is not just a simple fruit purée with sugar. Of course, this is the general principle, but it's possible to make something much better and more refined. This recipe is for a strawberry coulis (see below for other fruits): how to make it, but also how...
160,582 44/5 for 2 ratings 24 min.

News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2020-04-12)

I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.

Post your comment or question

I am not a leaving thing

Follow this recipe

If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page