Beginners Recipe – Tuna and Strawberry Salad

This simple recipe from our cooking holidays in Sicily is a great light meal for the summer and is even better for those who are a bit of a novice in the kitchen. This requires no oven, no hob and no heat! So there is no excuse not to try this one out. The long marinating time is also perfect for weekend hobbyists – painters we are looking at you! Just prep in less than ten minutes, pop away for a few hours and you can come back to a unique dish.

  • Serves: 4
  • Preparation Time: 2 hrs 10 mins


  • Tuna 500g
  • Lemons 6
  • Strawberries 200g
  • Olive Oil
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Salt


  1. Thinly slice the tuna into steaks

  2. Squeeze the lemons into a bowl and add a pinch of salt

  3. Cover the bowl and marinate the tuna for two hours

  4. Remove tuna and dry with a paper towel

  5. Plate tuna and drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar

  6. Thinly slice the strawberries and place on top

  7. Serve

Have you tried the recipe? Then tell us what you think by simply commenting below. For those who want to have an authentic taste of Italy and try more mouthwatering recipes – check out our 2017 brochure here and join us in “bella Italia” this summer!

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