Tuna and caper spread recipe

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Try our delicious tuna and caper spread recipe

tuna and caper spread in a glass dish
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  • healthy
Preparation Time10 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories195 Kcal10%

This quick-to-prepare spread works equally well as a dip, toast-topping or sandwich filling. It's super-tasty, too


  • 185g can tuna chunks in oil, drained
  • 65g (2½ oz) butter, softened
  • 10ml (2tsp) lemon juice
  • 10ml (2tsp) capers, drained
  • Carrot batons and breadsticks, to serve




  1. Roughly flake the tuna fish and place in a food processor or blender with the butter and lemon juice. Process for a few seconds until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and stir in nearly all the capers and season with freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Garnish with the rest of the capers and more ground black pepper, if liked, and serve with the carrot batons and breadsticks to dip.
Top Tip for making Tuna and caper spread

This speedy spread will keep in the fridge for three to four days. Allow to soften at room temperature before serving.


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