Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Recipe of the Week: Mediterranean Tuna Steaks

Each week we be bring you new recipes for delicious, nutritious meals, which will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. This week's recipe:

Mediterranean Tuna Steaks
Makes 2 servings

  • 2-6 oz. tuna steaks, about 1 inch thick
  • 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 medium ripe tomato, diced fine
  • 6 green olives, pitted and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp scallions, chopped
  • 2 tsp capers
  • 1 clove garlic, mashed
  • Pinch of dried whole oregano

  1. Rinse the tuna steaks under cold water and pat dry.
  2. Brush tuna steaks with 1 teaspoon olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Preheat grill or broiler.
  4. Mix the remaining ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  5. Grill or broil the steaks on high heat, about 2-3 minutes per side or until desired doneness.
  6. Top the tuna steaks with the tomato-olive mixture.

Nutrition Information (per serving)
  • 262 calories
  • 9g total fat
  • 1g saturated fat
  • 76mg cholesterol
  • 4g carbohydrate
  • 40g protein
  • 1g fiber
  • 450mg sodium

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