Tuna Consurva – Oilve Oil Poached Tuna

This is great in pasta, salads, on crostini, and even in sandwiches 


  • 1 lbs. Ahi Tuna (sushi grade if possible) slice into 1-inch pieces 
  • 4 cloves sliced garlic
  • 5 bunches of fresh thyme 
  • 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary 
  • Zest of one lemon
  • ½ teaspoon chili flakes 
  • 1 teaspoon of salt 
  • 4 black peppercorns

Enough Z Family Grotto Olive Oil to cover the tuna when placed in a sauté pan which holds the tuna closely together in a single layer.


Fill the pan about halfway up with Z Family Grotto Olive Oil. Add the garlic, thyme, rosemary, lemon zest, chili flakes, salt, and pepper corns.

Over medium low heat to raise the temperature of the oil mixture to 150 degrees. Check this with a thermometer. Cook for 12 minutes until the oil becomes fragrant. 

Place the tuna slices in the oil. The temperature will drop. You want to maintain a temperature of 135 degrees while cooking the tuna for 8 to 10 minutes or until the tuna is just cooked through. Let the oil cool in the oil. 


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