Tuna en Papillote

Tuna en papillote

Cooking en papillote, yields great rewards without much effort. With this recipe, you will have the feeling of eating a “sophisticated” dish with very little effort. Cooking in parchment packets, preserve the aromas and the flavor of all the ingredients and also, is a technique that allows us to get low-fat meals.  Tuna en papillote is ideal if you are on a diet!

Ingredients
  • 1 tuna loin
  • 1 carrot
  • ½ onion
  • ½ red pepper
  • ½ lemon
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Salt and ground pepper
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 ºF
  2. Peel and chop the onion, peppers and carrot.
  3. Once peeled and cut, sauté the vegetables in a pan until onion golden and remove it from the fire.
  4. Cut two lemon slices.
  5. Prepare a piece of parchment paper, 14×12″.
  6. Season the tuna loin with salt and pepper.
  7. Distribute the prepared vegetables over the parchment paper.
  8. Put the tuna above the vegetables, two slices of lemon and a dash of olive oil.
  9. Close parchment paper, wrapping the tuna and vegetables in a sachet.
  10. Put the “bag” in the oven for 15 minutes.
  11. Let it rest a few minutes and enjoy!

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