Tuna Loaf


Rifreddo Di Tonno is a delicious and easy-to-make dish. This recipe calls for tuna, Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, and eggs. The tuna is finely chopped and then mixed with the eggs, breadcrumbs, and Parmesan cheese until a homogeneous mixture is obtained. The mixture is then shaped into a salami and wrapped in a cloth, which is tightly tied. The tuna salami is then cooked in boiling water for half an hour and then left to cool completely. Once cooled, the salami is sliced into thin slices and served with mayonnaise as a side dish.

Tuna Loaf

Total Time 45 minutes



  • Finely chop the tuna and place it in a bowl.
  • Add the eggs, breadcrumbs, and parmesan cheese to the bowl with the tuna.
  • Mix all the ingredients well until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.
  • Take the mixture and form a loaf, rolling it well.
  • Wrap the tuna loaf in a piece of cloth and tie it tightly.
  • Bring a pot of water to a boil and immerse the tied tuna loaf in the boiling water.
  • Boil the loaf for half an hour.
  • Once cooked, remove the loaf from the water and let it cool completely.
  • Once cooled, slice the tuna loaf into thin slices.
  • Serve the slices of tuna loaf with mayonnaise as a side dish.


Add chopped black olives to the mixture for an extra touch of flavor.
Author: Tips4Food
Calories: 250kcal
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