Tuna pot

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Tuna pot, marmitako in Basque Country and marmita, marmite or sorropotún in Cantabria is a fish stew that was eaten on tuna fishing boats in the Cantabrian Sea.[1] Today it is a simple dish with tuna, potatoes, onions, peppers, and tomatoes.

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Tuna pot
Alternative namesMarmitako, marmita, marmite and sorropotún
Main ingredientsPotatoes, tuna, onions, peppers, and tomatoes

The original French word marmite is a metal pot with lid. This French word marmite or the Spanish equivalent marmita gives name to the dish in the East and Central Coast of Cantabria while the Cantabrian word sorropotún is used in the West Coast. Marmitako in Basque language means 'from the pot'.[citation needed]