Free Healthy Recipe - Steamed Fish Balls with Bean and Tuna Sauce

Dairy free, Low carbohydrate, Low fat, Low GI, Wheat Free

Copyright John Paul Urizar

Steaming this fish in a blend of coriander and lemon zest gives these fish balls a clean fresh taste.
The bean and tuna sauce is a variation on the Italian tonnato sauce, made with tuna and mayonnaise. While a traditional tonnato is delicious it is high in kilojoules. Blending tuna with cannelini beans creates a low fat, low GI and high fibre sauce that's equally delicious served as a dip with crudités.


Fish Balls:
700 grams white fish
2 cloves garlic
1 tbsp coriander, chopped
1 tsp lemon zest

Bean and Tuna Sauce:
1 400 gram can organic cannellini beans
1 95 gram can tuna, drained
½ lemon juiced
1 tbsp capers, rinsed
2 bunches English spinach

Combine the fish, garlic, coriander, and lemon zest in a food processor. Using your hands mould the mixture into small balls and place in a steamer to steam for 7 minutes.

To make the sauce, blend all the ingredients together in a food processor until smooth. Steam the spinach. Serve the fish balls over steamed spinach with the accompanying sauce.

Note: Capers are a low kilojoule pickle which can help stimulate the production of salivary enzymes and aid digestion. To reduce the amount of salt thoroughly rinse them before eating.

Makes 4 servings

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Prep Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Ready in: 25 mins

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Nutritional Information - Per Serve
Kj 1904 kj
Calories 455 kcal
Fat 18.7 g
Saturated Fat 3.3 g
Total Carbohydrate 17.9 g
Total Protein 51 g
Fibre 12.4 g

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