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Puglia inspired Tuna Toasts with Tomatoes and Arugula

A simple Italy-inspired appetizer made with tuna, tomatoes, arugula, and extra virgin olive oil, using the most quality ingredients you can find.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 baguette, sliced into ½ inch thick slices
  • Quality extra virgin olive oil, such as Oregon Olive Mill Frantoio
  • 1 6 oz jar quality canned tuna packed in oil
  • ½ lb fresh cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1 handful fresh arugula, loosely ripped
  • Quality Maldon salt, such as from The Meadow


  • Set oven to broil.
  • Slice baguette in ½ inch slices then brush lightly with extra virgin olive oil and place them on a baking sheet.
  • Toast until lightly browned (1-2 minutes). Remove from oven and place on serving platter.
  • Layer each baguette slice with pieces of the cherry tomatoes, crumbled tuna, and arugula.
  • Top with a pinch of salt and drizzle liberally with more extra virgin olive oil.