Total time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
Note: This can also be served as a dip for grissini or raw vegetables.
1 (6-ounce) can imported tuna in olive oil, drained
12 anchovies, drained, rinsed and dried well
2 tablespoons capers, drained, rinsed and dried well, plus additional for garnish
6 tablespoons mayonnaise,
or to taste
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 loaf rustic French bread,
thinly sliced and toasted
1. Combine the tuna, anchovies, capers, mayonnaise and vinegar in a blender or food processor and process until creamy. Add more mayonnaise if you like. Season with pepper to taste.
2. Spread on the crostini and serve, garnished with a few capers and a drizzle of olive oil.
Each of 6 servings: 328 calories; 16 grams protein; 30 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams fiber; 16 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 20 mg. cholesterol; 902 mg. sodium.