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Tonno alle Mandorle (Tuna Fish with Almonds)

Tonno alle Mandorle (Tuna Fish with Almonds)

Servings: 4


  • 800 grams fresh tuna steaks
  • 75 grams almonds, shelled
  • 1 onion, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • ½ litre of water
  • olive oil
  • parsley, chopped



  • Peel the almonds after immersing them in boiling water for a few moments, and then pound them with a pestle. Place them in a cloth (tied together), dip repeatedly in ½ litre of water, and squeeze the cloth well each time to make almond milk.
  • Chop the onion and the capers together. Fry lightly in a little olive oil.
  • Add the tuna steaks, and brown on both sides.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and parsley. Then pour in the almond milk.
  • Cook on full heat until the sauce starts to thicken.
  • Serve hot. Buon Appetito!