Filipino Bacalhau


6 cans of Tuna Chunks/Flakes in Brine/Water, drained

1 cup yellow onion chopped

6 to 12 cloves garlic (and more is the best) grated

3/4 cup olive oil + 1/4 cup olive oil

2 cans of 28 ounce crushed tomato

2 pcs bay leaf

1 12 ounces can or jar of roasted red bell pepper, chopped or 1 large roasted red bell pepper, chopped

1 tsp dried chili flakes

1 1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp sugar

1/2 tsp ground black pepper


Start by draining tuna and set aside..

Heat a sauce pan, put 3/4 cup olive oil.

Put the chopped garlic followed by chopped onion.

Saute the mixture until it smells so good and the onion caramelized

Then add crushed tomato, bay leaf and mix well.

Once it boils,turn the heat to simmering mode.

Simmer for abour 10 minutes then add Tuna, mix, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes.

Then add 1/4 cup olive oil chopped roasted bell pepper, chili flakes, salt, sugar and pepper.

Simmer for another 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy.

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