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This recipe is a twist on the classic vitello tonnato. It is a delicious side dish for the bbq but can also be served as a starter. In addition, it is made within 10 minutes, a real summer hit if you ask me!
Season: Spring/ Summer
Servings: 4 as a side dish or starter
Diet: Gluten free
Time: 10 minutes
• 350 gr. green asparagus
• 1 can sustainable tuna
• 4 tbsp. mayonnaise
• 3 anchovy fillets
• 1 lemon
• Handful of capers
• Salt and pepper
1. Mix the tuna, mayonnaise, anchovy fillets, juice of half a lemon and a pinch of salt and pepper with the hand blender until smooth.
2. Grill the asparagus in a gridle or frying pan (on the bbq is also delicious) with some olive oil, salt and pepper for 3-5 minutes until cooked but still crunchy.
3. Spread the tonnato sauce on a plate, place the grilled asparagus on top and finish with some capers and lemon wedges.