Mascarpone Tuna Rillettes

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Mascarpone Tuna RillettesRecipe

Photo: Iain Bagwell Styling: Kellie Gerber Kelley

Look for premium jarred or canned olive oil-packed tuna fillets such as Ortiz or Tonnino brands; the extra cost is worth every penny.

Serves 6


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1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 green onion, finely chopped (1 1/2 Tbsp.)
1 tablespoon lemon zest
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, divided
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill, divided
2 (7.76-oz.) jars oil-packed tuna fillets, drained
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Crostini or crackers


Active : 15 Minutes
Total: 2 Hours, 15 Minutes

1. Stir together mascarpone cheese, olive oil, green onion, lemon zest, and 2 tablespoons each parsley and dill in a medium bowl until blended. Flake tuna into mixture, and gently stir to combine. Stir in salt and pepper. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or up to 1 day.

2. Transfer rillettes to a serving dish, and sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon each parsley and dill. Serve with crostini or crackers.

Created date

March 2016