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a bowl of tuna pate

Easy Tuna Pate

  • Author: Helen
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup or 230g 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


A quick and easy tuna pate recipe. 

The recipe yields 1 cup or 230g of tuna pate, approximately 4 servings.  Use the scaling buttons below to double or triple the quantity.


  • 1 200g (or 7oz) can of tuna - drained weight (150g or 5oz)
  • 60g (or 2oz or 1/4 cup) cream cheese
  • 1/2 tbsp fresh dill - very finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions/scallions (about 3tbsp) - very finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice 
  • 1/2 lemon zest - finely grated 
  • 1/2 tsp tabasco sauce (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp sea or kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper


  1. Drain the tuna and blitz in a food processor until the consistency is fine but still with a little texture remaining.
  2. Transfer the tuna to a mixing bowl and add all other ingredients.
  3. Mix thoroughly by hand until all ingredients are incorporated.
  4. Serve with crusty bread or crackers or place into a jar and store in the fridge.



Nutritional information is for 1/4 cup or 60g.

  • Category: Sides
  • Cuisine: Western


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 165
  • Sugar: 1.9g
  • Sodium: 403.2mg
  • Fat: 10.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5.4g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.3g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Protein: 13.8g
  • Cholesterol: 36.2mg

Keywords: tuna pate