Miso Tuna Tartine

Posted on: November 10, 2022. Updated on: July 11, 2023.

by Carolina Gelen

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This is one of my favorite recipes, the kind you go back to again because its just so good.  It’s versatile enough to be an appetizer or to have for a light dinner or lunch. It’s salty, crunchy, umami flavor combined with avocado make your stomach full but your mouth still wanting more. The recipe comes together in a short time  Just make sure you get the freshest, best quality fish you can. Also, if you’re not a fan of tuna, bass, or salmon work well too. Enjoy!

Miso Tuna Tartine

3.7 / 5. from 48

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Servings: 3 to 4
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sushi grade ahi tuna steak, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons miso paste, plus more as needed
  • A dollop of mayo
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • Lemon zest
  • Lemon juice, to taste
  • 3 sourdough bread slices, cut into bite-sized squares
  • 2 to 3 ripe avocados
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt, if needed
  • Optional toppings such as capers, pickled ginger, serrano peppers, cilantro or parsley and olive oil

Instructions

  1. Combine the miso, a drizzle of lemon juice, mayo, cayenne and a glug of olive oil. Whisk until smooth. Add the cubed tuna, taste and season more as needed.
  2. Fry each bread square on each side, in olive oil, for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, until golden brown.
  3. Slice each avocado in half and remove the pit. Thinly slice the avocado, then flatten with your palm mentioning the same shape. Slice bread-sized squares of avocado using a knife. Place the avocado squares on the bite-size bread squares.
  4. Top each avocado with the miso tuna. Additionally, top with capers, a drizzle of olive oil, black pepper, cilantro or parsley, lemon zest, serrano peppers and pickled ginger, or any other toppings of choice.
  5. Serve right away

Carolina Gelen

I speak 5 languages, but my favorite way to communicate is through the universal language of food. I translate food to be more approachable and accessible for the everyday cook. I didn't grow up with a lot, so I’ve always loved thrifting and finding a good sale. That also shapes my approach to cooking: I try to make most of my recipes as affordable as possible, and that is what my SCRAPS newsletter is about. Every two weeks I will send an exclusive recipe to your inbox. Subscribe to get full access to the newsletter and website.

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4 thoughts on "Miso Tuna Tartine"

  1. Melissa says:

    I need to see you cut the bread and prepare and slice avocado. This recipe is gorgeous.

  2. Angel Sn. says:

    So good very delicious 😋

  3. Ariel says:

    I’m all in. Where’s the full recipe?? Can’t wait to make this!

    1. Carolina says:

      sorry had website issues, just emailed you the recipe.