Saltsa me Tono (Tomato Sauce with Tuna)
~ 1 kilo ripped tomatoes
Or 2 tbsp of tomato paste
~ 1 onion finely chopped
~ 1 teacup of oil or 3/4 teacup butter
~ 1 1/2-2 cans of can tuna in water
~ 1/2 teacup of grated cheese of choice
~ 3 cloves of garlic finely chopped
~ 1 bay leaf
~ 2 tbsp of finely chopped parsley
~ Salt and pepper to taste
|~ Clean and finely slice the garlic cloves.
~ Clean and finely chop the onion
~ Empty the cans of tuna, discard the water, spread the tuna and mix it with the parsley.
~ Grade the tomatoes, or dilute the tomato paste in 2 teacups of water.
~ Heat up the oil or melt the butter in a large sauce pan and pour in the grated tomatoes or the diluted tomato paste to boil.
~ Add the sliced garlic, finely chopped onion, bay leaf, salt and pepper to taste and simmer on low heat until the sauce thickens.
~ Stir occasionally.
~ At that point add the tuna with parsley and simmer for another 5-10 minutes.
~ Remove from the heat, add the graded cheese, stir well to mix and serve.
~ Stir well and serve over a bed of rice or pasta of any kind.
~ Good luck and bon appétit.