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Spanish Tuna-Potato Salad

Posted by on September 4, 2016

ChefSpanish Tuna-Potato Salad

2 lbs. small red potatoes, cut into 2-inch pieces
½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
¼ cup sherry vinegar
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1 poblano chile, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1 small sweet onion, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons capers, drained and rinsed
3 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano, basil or mint
2 teaspoons smoked sweet paprika
6-9 ounces good-quality tuna, packed in oil

1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
2. Place potatoes in a shallow baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil and season to taste with salt and pepper. Roast potatoes for 20 minutes or until tender. Remove from oven and place in a large bowl. Add the sherry vinegar and marinate for 10 minutes. Add remaining vegetables, herbs and paprika. Adjust seasoning adding salt, pepper and paprika to taste. Separate tuna with a fork and gently toss with mixture.
3. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

For a spicier version, add a cup of diced Spanish chorizo
Source: Central Market (4 servings)

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