Grilled Tuna with Olive and Caper Sauce

Bring classic Provencal flavors to your dinner table by serving grilled tuna steaks with a French-inspired olive and caper sauce.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 2

Ingredients

Tuna

1
teaspoon chopped fresh basil
2
teaspoons olive oil
1
garlic clove, minced
2
(4-oz.) tuna steaks

Sauce

1/3
cup sliced ripe olives
1
tablespoon pimiento-stuffed green olives
1
tablespoon capers, drained
1
small garlic clove, minced
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Heat grill. In small bowl, combine basil, 2 teaspoons oil and 1 garlic clove; mix well. Rub on both sides of tuna steaks. Set aside.
  • 2 In food processor bowl with metal blade, combine all sauce ingredients except parsley. Process with on/off pulses until finely chopped, scraping down sides of bowl if necessary. Set aside.
  • 3 When ready to grill, place tuna on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 8 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, turning once. Serve sauce over tuna. Sprinkle with parsley.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    470mg
    470%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    3g
    3%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Very Lean Meat; 5 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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