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Vitello tonnato


A classic Italian appetizer, combining meat and fish. Vitello tonnato is a delight right from the start of dinner. If you can’t find a mature veal cutlet in the grocery store, use a beef roast. A good tonnato also comes from a turkey cutlet.


Vitello tonnato

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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian, Italian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 327kcal
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  • 300 g cooked veal cutlet or turkey


  • 150 g tuna in tin
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp virgin olive oil
  • 1 dl mayonnaise
  • 1 basil for garnish
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper


  • Wash the tuna. Put in a blender.
  • Add the other sauce ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth. Be careful not to get too loose.
  • Pile the portions neatly on a plate.

Nutrition (values are an approximate guide)

Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 619mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 47IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg
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Last Updated on May 25, 2022 by Flavorado

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