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Polpette di Tonno al Forno con Patate (Tuna Balls with Potatoes)

  • 300 -450 grams canned tuna
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup of chopped parsley .
  • 5 potatoes boiled and peeled
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • Breadcrumbs as needed
  • anchovies

In a bowl, mash 2 boiled potatoes and add 1 egg, drain well the tuna from the oil and add it to the mashed potatoes, add a pinch of salt and parsley.

After mixing well with your hands all the ingredients, with your hands make the balls and in each one of them insert in the middle a piece anchovy, then roll them in the bread crumbs.

Place the tuna-potatoes balls in baking dish with the remaining potatoes cut in chunks, season with olive oil and a bit of salt.

Bake at 170 degrees. (350°F) The tuna-potatoes balls will be ready once they reach a golden color.