Puff pastry cake with tuna


These puff pastry savory pockets are quick and easy to prepare. The creamy filling is a combination of tuna and ricotta cheese flavored with leeks and pickled cucumbers to add a little of acidity to this tasty pie.

Puff pastry cake with tuna


For 4 Person(s)


  • 1 puff pastry sheet
  • 1 egg
  • 125 g ricotta
  • 1 can of tuna (drained weight 65 grams)
  • 2 tbsp chopped pickled cucumbers
  • 2 tbsp chopped leek
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 1 tsp fish sauce or soy sauce
  • 1 pinch of pepper

Puff pastry cake with tuna Directions

  1. In a bowl mix ricotta, drained tuna, pickled cucumbers, chopped leek, mustard, fish sauce and pepper.

    tonno pasta sfoglia02
  2. Roll out the puff pastry. Divide into 4 equal rectangles. Pour the mixture of ricotta cheese and tuna onto the center of two rectangles. Whisk one egg with one tablespoon of water and brush it around the filling.

    tonno pasta sfoglia03
  3. If you like you can create a decoration on top of the pastry by making an simple shape impression. Simply cut out the shape of your choice on a thick piece of paper, place it on a rectangle of dough and press it in order to make an impression on the pastry. Gently trace the shape with a sharp knife to give further details then remove the paper.

    tonno pasta sfoglia01
  4. Cover the filling with the decorated rectangles. Seal with a fork by pressing the edges and brush the puff pastry with some more egg wash.

    tonno pasta sfoglia04
  5. Bake in oven preheated at 180 ° - 190 ° C for about 20 minutes. Cover with aluminum foil if it gets brown too fast. Remove from the oven and serve warm or cold.

    tonno pasta sfoglia05


Tuesday, 26 July 2016
I have tried other recipes from your website and they turned great but this one I just didn't like t...
See Full Review >>
- angelina83

Add review

Enter your email and click on the captcha below to confirm your review.


Recommended recipes

  • Rich and dense cocoa muffins with sparkling water

    The addition of sparkling water gives these muffins a certain softness. They are tender and fragrant. You can garnish them with any frosting of your liking or simply by adding chocolate glaze.

    Read more

  • Tzatziki sauce

    Tzatziki sauce can be used as an appetizer or a side dish. It’s a very simple and refreshing recipe created with yogurt, garlic and cucumbers.

    Read more

  • Peperonata

    This variation of Italian peperonata is a very tasty side dish composed of oven roasted bell peppers stewed in the pan with onion, cherry tomatoes and garlic. It can be served both hot and cold as a side dish paired with meat and fish or by itself on a bruschetta with a drizzle of olive oil.

    Read more

  • Naan bread

    Super tasty bread made on an iron-cast skillet or good non-stick frying pan. Traditionally baked in clay tandoor ovens, it has its origins in Persia but most of the time it's known as Indian or Pakistan flatbread. They are fluffy and fragrant and perfect eaten warm.

    Read more

  • Roasted tomato salsa

    Spicy, smoky and tasty - this salsa is perfect with fries, sandwiches, and crunchy snacks. A healthy, homemade version of a tex-mex sauce.

    Read more

  • Appetizer with pear, mascarpone cheese and nuts

    This delicious appetizer was served to me by a dear friend, who has largely inspired the creation of this site and that has greatly contributed to the birth of my passion for cooking. The appetizer is minimal, simple and elegant.

    Read more

  • Tomato and butter intense pasta sauce

    A very simple and very tasty recipe of pasta with tomato sauce. The sauce is cooked with olive oil, butter and onion to give it a deeper flavor than the classic tomato sauce and basil.

    Read more

  • Cucumber Sandwich

    This variation of the classic English appetizer is made with the addition of balsamic vinegar and Worcestershire sauce to cream cheese. This creates a delicious and flavorful spread combined with fresh cucumbers.

    Read more