Basil-Tuna Steaks and Vegetables

Mouthwatering tuna steaks are jazzed up with colorful veggies marinated in basil-infused Italian dressing.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup reduced-fat Italian dressing
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 1/2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms (4 oz)
1
small zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
1
small red bell pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips
2
tuna steaks (4 to 6 oz each)
1/4
teaspoon seasoned salt

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  • 1 In medium bowl, mix Italian dressing and 1/4 teaspoon of the basil. Add mushrooms, zucchini and bell pepper; toss to coat. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat closed contact grill 5 minutes. Sprinkle tuna steaks with seasoned salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon basil.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place vegetables on bottom grill surface; reserve dressing in bowl. Close grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from grill; return vegetables to bowl with dressing.
  • 4 Add tuna to bottom grill surface. Close grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Serve vegetables and dressing with tuna.
  • 1 In medium bowl, mix Italian dressing and 1/4 teaspoon of the basil. Add mushrooms, zucchini and bell pepper; toss to coat. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat closed contact grill 5 minutes. Sprinkle tuna steaks with seasoned salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon basil.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place vegetables on bottom grill surface; reserve dressing in bowl. Close grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from grill; return vegetables to bowl with dressing.
  • 4 Add tuna to bottom grill surface. Close grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Serve vegetables and dressing with tuna.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Vary the ingredients in this recipe depending on what you have in your refrigerator. Use salmon or halibut instead of the tuna, yellow summer squash instead of the zucchini or any color bell pepper.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
620mg
620%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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