Three Tuna Recipes from San Marino

Dec 18

Yesterday, I got invited by a friend to attend the Sarap at Home, a cooking show at QTV 11 and a cooking demo by Chef Nino Logarta. I found it interesting because I love tuna and I know some of you like easy to cook recipes once in a while.

tuna canapes



1 can San Marino Corned Tuna
10-12 pcs wonton wrappers
5-6 pcs grapes, halved lengthwise
Cayenne pepper
1/4 cup cream
1/4 cup cream chese
1 1/2 tbsb chopped chives


1) Dust wonton wrapper with cayenne pepper and fry until golden brown, Season with salt right after cooking.
2) Whip cream cheese until soft
3) Mix cream cheese, cream and chives with San Marino Corned Tuna
4) Spoon tuna mixture on fried wontons and add 1/2 a grape to each canape
5) Garnish with extra chopped chives

basil spaghetti recipe



100g spaghetti
20g sun dried tomatoes chopped
10g red onions sliced into 1/4 inch rings
10g minced garlic
1 can San Marino Corned Tuna
10g basil
2-3 tbsp olive oil
20g Parmesan cheese
5g parsley for garnish


1) Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
2) Sautee the onions and garlic in olive oil.
3) Add the San Marino Corned Tuna and tomatoes and continue sauteing for 3-4 mins
4) Season with salt and pepper
5) Turn off the heat and toss in basil and mix.
6) Plate and garnish with parmesan cheese and parsley

tuna nachos



1 bag nacho chips
1 can San Marino Corned Tuna
1 tbsp olive oil
1/4 tsp paprika
1/8 tsp cumin
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
1/4 cup sliced black olives
1/2 cup melted cheese sauce
1/2 cup ready-made tomato salsa
1/4 cup diced mango
1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
1/8 cup sliced jalapeno peppers


1) Heat olive oil and saute San Marino Corned Tuna for 2-3 mins. Season with paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper
2) On a large plate, layer shredded lettuce then top with the nacho chips
3) Evenly layer on top the rest of the ingredients except for grated cheese
4) Top with Corned Tuna and finally layer the grated cheese on top.

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Noemi Lardizabal-Dado (375 Posts)

Noemi, Editor of Blog Watch and features editor of Philippine Online Chronicles is a 55 year old mother to three kids and is married to Atty. Luis H. Dado. She loves being a full time mother and homemaker after retiring as a Researcher/Consultant from the UP Institute for Small Scale Industries in 1987. Now that her children are all college graduates, she devotes her time to grief support, blogging, new media events and using her blogs to promote online advocacies. Her personal blog is at, which garnered numerous awards such as Best Website, Blog Category during the 9th and 10th Philippine Web Awards. Her blog also won in the Blog- Personal Category of the Web Awards 2007 and Globelines Broadband Family Blog Award (in honor of family-oriented blogging) 2007 Philippine Blog Award. Globe also recognized her as Digital Elder in the 2009 Philippine Blog Award.

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  • bheng

    the tuna nachos look delicious. have used similar recipe for the kids using corned tuna from century since we’re more comfortable with it. thanks for sharing the recipe. it never occurred to me to add mango and salsa. i must try it.

    by the way, i already joined the cusinera club. thanks!
    .-= bheng´s last blog ..An Analogy =-.

  • F21

    grabe, nakakagutom naman. gusto ko nung basil spaghetti. yan lang naman pala ingredients. I can do this. :>

  • edgimae

    this is not i’m finding for. I just finding recipe of TRUE corned tuna and not recipes I can make with it. sorry :( but I <3 it