Mediterranean Tuna Steaks

Grilled tuna touches the Mediterranean with tomatoes, olives and basil.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2 1/2
lb fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
2
medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1/2
cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese (2 oz)
1/4
cup chopped kalamata or ripe olives
1/3
cup chopped fresh basil or oregano leaves
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
Olive oil
4
tuna steaks, 1 inch thick (about 1 3/4 lb)
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large skillet, place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water (water should not touch bottom of basket). Place asparagus in steamer basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Steam 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, gently toss tomatoes, cheese, olives and 1 tablespoon of the basil. Cover; refrigerate until serving time. In small bowl, mix remaining basil, the oil, garlic salt and pepper. Brush mixture over tuna.
  • 3 Carefully brush oil on grill rack. Place tuna on grill over medium-high heat. Cook uncovered 5 minutes. Turn carefully; brush with any remaining oil mixture. Cook 10 to 15 minutes longer until fish flakes easily with fork and is slightly pink in center.
  • 4 Serve tuna with tomato mixture and asparagus.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    430
    (
    Calories from Fat
    210),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    23g
    23%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    120mg
    120%;
    Sodium
    490mg
    490%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    44g
    44%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    45%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Vegetable; 6 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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