Homemade fish paste spread for a healthy breakfast
Nutritionists agree that a healthy breakfast is essential to a balanced eating plan. Most of us lead busy lives and it is not always easy to find the time in the mornings to prepare a meal. This recipe for a healthy and nutritious homemade fish paste provides a nice balance of good quality protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins and minerals. Preparation time for the recipe is about 5 – 8 minutes and if refrigerated will keep 4-5 days which means a batch will last about a working week. This recipe is easily to adjust to your particular taste for instance finely chopped fresh or pickled onion will add some crunch.
Ingredients for fish paste
200 Grams Tinned Tuna in Olive oil
3 teaspoons Mayonnaise
½ teaspoon whole grain mustard
¼ teaspoon crushed garlic
1 sun ripened tomato (in olive oil) chopped
½ to 1 teaspoon Bovril or similar spread
½ teaspoon Paprika
Few drops fresh lemon juice
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
Few drops Tabasco or Cayenne pepper Optional
Place all ingredients in a small blender and blend for a minute or two until it forms a smooth paste. Taste and adjust flavour as required and re-blend if necessary. Pack fishpaste into a small jar and cover with cling wrap and store in the fridge. It should last 4-5 days. Spread fish paste generously on lightly buttered whole grain toast; a few slices of fresh tomato on top adds a healthy touch to a nutritious breakfast. Enjoy with a cuppa tea or coffee and you are ready to face the day. Click on the link below to see a video demonstration.