Tuna, Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

Relish this Italian-inspired tuna salad packed with mozzarella cheese, tomato and basil – a mild dinner made ready in 30 minutes.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 3

Ingredients

Tuna

1/2
lb. tuna steaks
1
teaspoon olive oil
1
small garlic clove, minced

Salad

3
large Italian plum tomatoes, sliced lengthwise
4
oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
2
tablespoons purchased balsamic vinaigrette
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 Heat grill. Drizzle both sides of tuna steaks with oil; rub with garlic. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 Meanwhile, arrange tomato slices around outside edge of large serving plate or platter. Arrange cheese slices inside ring of tomatoes, overlapping tomatoes slightly. Drizzle with vinaigrette; sprinkle with basil. 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 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Do not turn tuna. Flake fish into chunks; arrange in center of tomatoes and cheese on platter.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    19g
    19%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    230mg
    230%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    4g
    4%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    40%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Vegetable; 4 Lean Meat; 3 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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