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How to make Portuguese tuna puffs (bolinhas de atum).
Portuguese Tuna Puffs Recipe
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Portuguese Tuna Puffs Recipe

Portuguese Tuna Puffs Recipe

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1 can of tuna ( 200g )1 onion2 tablespoons margarine2 tablespoons flour120 ml milk1 tbsp finely chopped parsley3 eggsBreadcrumbs Salt (to taste)Pepper (to taste) Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff
This site uses US measurements.


  1. Saute the chopped onion in the margarine. Add the well drained tuna and stir well  Add the flour, mix well and add the milk.
  2. Season to taste with salt and pepper and finally add the finely chopped parsley.
  3. Make small balls with this dough, go through flour, then egg and finally the breadcrumbs and fry them.
  4. You can fry or freeze them to fry at another time.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Guida, asminhasreceitas-guida.blogspot.pt

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