If you're short on time, this is the recipe for you. The posh presentation belies just how easy this recipe is!


  • 4-5 large potatoes

  • Knob of salted butter

  • 1 glass of milk

  • Handful of chives (chopped)

  • Salt and pepper

  • 3 tins of tuna in olive oil

  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise

  • Handful of rocket leaves

  • 8 anchovy fillets in olive oil

  • 3 tbsp Italian olive oil

  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar


  • 1.

    Boil and mash the potato, adding in the butter and milk to create a creamy texture. Stir in the chives and season with salt and pepper.

  • 2.

    Drain and empty the tuna into a bowl. Add in the mayonnaise and season with salt and pepper.

  • 3.

    Place the rocket leaves in the centre of a plate. Put a metal ring (approx. 8cm diameter) on top and add two tablespoons of mashed potato  (approx 2cm high) pushing it down firmly. Add on top, the tuna mix and then repeat the process with the mash potato.

  • 4.

    Decorate the top, crossing two anchovies. Heat the olive oil and balsamic in a pan seasoning with salt and pepper. Once thickened drizzle over the rocket leaves and serve immediately.

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Posted by bettiebitesReport
What size tins of tuna?