Tuna recipe with eggplant and cherry tomatoes, light and easy

In order not to complicate our lives cooking fish, we can prepare it already cut in the same pan together with the vegetables that will be its garnish. The tuna is perfect for this recipe with aubergine and cherry tomatoes, and we can also use the frozen, cut and clean format.

The preparation is very simple and does not require much time, although when cooking the eggplant it is recommended, if you have time, to lower the heat to the maximum and let it cook slowly. In any case, it is a great way to incorporate vegetables into fish in the same recipe.


For 2 persons
  • Spring onion 0.5
  • Eggplant 1
  • Cherry tomato 200 g
  • Fresh or thawed tuna, clean 300 g
  • White wine 50 ml
  • Red chilli paste or concentrate 2.5 ml
  • Fish broth or fumet or vegetables or water 200 ml
  • Ground black pepper
  • Salt
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Basil

How to make tuna with eggplant and cherry tomatoes

Difficulty: easy
  • Total time 40 m
  • Elaboration 10 m
  • Cooking 30 m

Chop the chives and cut the eggplant into small cubes. Heat a couple of tablespoons of olive oil in a frying pan and sauté the chives for a few minutes. Add the eggplant, season and sauté for about 10 minutes over medium heat.

Add the cherry tomatoes, cut in half if they are somewhat large, and wash with the white wine. Add the chilli paste, stir well and cover with the broth or water. Bring to a boil, cover and cook over medium-low heat for 10-15 minutes.

Uncover and remove. Continue cooking for a few more minutes until the vegetables are well cooked. Add the chopped tuna, cover and cook a few more minutes, until the fish is done. Season with salt and pepper and add some chopped basil leaves.

With what to accompany the tuna

This tuna dish with aubergine and cherry tomatoes is very tasty and can be combined with white rice, couscous or with some potatoes. The fresh basil contrasts very well with the spicy point of the sauce, and you could add a little lemon if we like its aroma. This recipe is also perfect for tupper.

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