Sardine Tonnato Spread

Sardine Tonnato Spread

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  • 2 (4.375-ounce) cans sardines packed in olive oil, drained
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise (you may add another tablespoon or two if you like it creamier)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons drained bottled capers, chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated fresh lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice (add another teaspoon if you wish)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


Mash all ingredients together in a bowl with a fork until combined. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to three days.