Go Back
+ servings
Olive Oil Tuna Spread with Lemon and Oregano

Olive Oil Tuna Spread with Lemon and Oregano

Servings 10 servings
Author Brandon Matzek


  • 1 (6 oz. can) tuna packed in olive oil, undrained
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place tuna (with oil), butter, lemon zest, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, oregano and garlic into a food processor. Pulse a few times and then process until smooth and creamy. Season to taste with kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper and additional lemon juice (if needed), pulsing to combine.
  2. Transfer spread to a clean bowl and serve with crackers or fresh crostini.