Tuna balls and Sweet Potato

Ananás e Hortelã
Tuna balls and Sweet Potato


  • 250 sweet potatoes (grs of raw peeled, or 3 / 4 cup of puree)
  • 1 can tuna (Nero's natural)
  • 1/2 onions (small, chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons oatmeal
  • salt (to your taste)
  • black sesame seeds (white and, to taste)
  • zucchini
  • grated carrot
  • berries (pomegranate)
  • 100 milliliters plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon harissa


  1. 1Bake the sweet potatoes in pieces and mash them.
  2. 2Alternatively use roasted sweet potato scraps and mash them until you have the desired amount.
  3. 3In a bowl put the puree, crumbled tuna, onion, parsley, egg yolk, flakes and salt to taste.
  4. 4Stir well, mixing all the ingredients.
  5. 5With wet hands, form balls with the dough and roll them in the sesame seeds.
  6. 6Place the balls prepared a tray with non-stick baking paper, and bring to a preheated oven at 400 ° F for about 20 minutes.
  7. 7Serve the balls with a carrot salad and grated courgette, garnished with pomegranate berries and seasoned to taste.
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