Tuna with Onions

Tunnu ca’ cipudda

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sicilian Feasts

By Giovanna Bellia La Marca

Published 2023

  • About

My aunt Herminia Giacone Bellia won my husband over the first time she made fresh tuna for our dinner when we were engaged to be married.


  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 pounds fresh tuna
  • 2 large


Heat ¼ cup of the oil in a frying pan, add the tuna, cook on both sides, and set aside. Add the remaining ¼ cup oil to the pan, add the sliced onions, and sauté them until translucent. Return the cooked tuna t