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These baked tuna and tomato dumplings promise to become your new specialty

25 mayo, 2021

There are recipes that admit a thousand and one variants and are still delicious. It is the example of dumplings that, always choosing a good wafer that guarantees that they are crisp and light, they are a winning trick at any table. And that prescription tastier and at the same time simple than tuna patties.

Baked tuna dumplings recipe

The tuna patties they are easy to prepare, quick and inexpensive. If we also cook them in the oven, we opt for a much healthier version of this dish that few resist.

The resistance and versatility of Buitoni wafers They allow us to manipulate them very easily and are perfect for preparing any type of salty dumpling. They are easy to fold and close, they do not break or stick.

Preparation time

10 minutes

Baking time

12 minutes



Ingredients for 16 units

  • 1 packet of small Buitoni wafers
  • 200 g of tuna pickled or in oil
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of tomato sauce
  • 1 egg to paint

How to prepare baked tuna dumplings

The oven, always preheated

We preheat the oven to 200ºC.

Preparation of the filling

In a large bowl we add the drained and flaked tuna. Add the very finely chopped hard boiled eggs and the fried tomato. Mix well until the filling is homogeneous.

Preparation of the dumplings and baking

Fill the patty wafers and close with the help of a fork.

We place baking paper on a tray and on top of it the closed dumplings. We paint lightly with beaten egg.

Bake at 200ºC for 10-12 minutes, until they have a nice golden color.

Preparation of the dumplings and baking

Tips and tricks to make perfect dumplings

For our dumplings to be perfect, we must try to our filling is not too liquid. This will facilitate its handling and final finishing.

The dumplings are delicious in the oven, and that way they will be much healthier, by avoiding frying. It is important to bear in mind that the oven must always be preheated and the dumplings inserted when it has reached the temperature indicated in the recipe. That is the moment when we will start the timer.

To give them a nice final finish, we can paint the dumplings lightly with beaten egg.

A wafer dough and hundreds of fillings

The dumplings take so many fillings that it is difficult to list them. Whichever ingredients you choose, all fillings are perfect for Buitoni dumplings wafers.

Dumplings with their own name

There are recipes for dumplings that owe their name to the town, town or region from which they come.

As for example, Cornish dumplings, famous in the town of the same name for being the food of the miners of the tin mines. Cornish dumplings are stuffed with meat, potato, turnip and a wide selection of spices.

Vegetarian, meat or seafood dumplings

The dumplings admit as many fillings as ingredients we have at home. We can do them vegetarian, only vegetables. Or even take advantage of a vegetable ratatouille and improvise different fillings. An onion, red pepper and green pepper base is just as good with tuna as it is with shredded chicken.

Harvesting dumplings

Sometimes there is food left over, but not enough for a full plate. It is a great idea to take advantage of it by filling some dumplings.

If, for example, we have left a few stewed cheeks, a little roast chicken, even spinach, we will have a tasty filling with little effort.

The best dishes to accompany the dumplings

The dumplings can constitute a light dinner by themselves or be part of a snack menu.


A table of assorted cheeses accompanied by walnuts and grapes is an excellent accompaniment to our tuna dumplings.


In all its variants: tender shoots, pasta or rice. All of them are a first course that completes perfectly with our dumplings.


The preserves They are a magnificent product and some of the best in the world are produced in Spain. For this reason, whether they are white asparagus or pickled mussels, preserves are a practical and delicious accompaniment to serve at the table along with dumplings.


If you want to discover more recipes and tricks to cook with puff pastry, patty, breeze or wafers, we tell you everything in the Espacio Triunfa con Buitoni.

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