Smos on toast

  • 4 persons
  • cooking time: 15
  • difficulty


  • mayonnaise
  • crème fraîche
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 cans of tuna in water (drained weight 100 g per can), broken into chunks
  • pot grated carrot (or grate a fresh carrot)
  • jar of pearl onions
  • pot of sour gherkins, cut into pieces
  • roasted sandwiches
  • Cup of garden cress (star cress)

How to prepare

Smos tuna is the Flemish version of the Dutch tuna salad. Smoshing means messing, spilling but also fiddling, which in this case results in a tasty scoop salad. There are no quantities indicated with the dish. Rumble yourself, as long as you process the tuna in large pieces.



  • 1 Turn equal parts of mayonnaise and crème fraîche into a light mayonnaise.
  • 2 Season the mayonnaise to taste with some salt and pepper.
  • 3 Spoon the pieces of tuna with the carrot grater, pearl onions and gherkin through the mayonnaise.
  • 4 Spoon the smos on roasted sandwiches and garnish generously with cress.