Grilled Tuna with Olive Relish

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Grilled Tuna with Olive Relish

A simple relish of parsley and olives jazzes up grilled tuna. Make it a meal: Serve with grilled vegetables and steamed new potatoes.

Yield: 6 servings
Active Time: 25
Total Time: 25

Ingredients

Grilled Tuna with Olive Relish

  • Olive Relish
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup chopped pitted imported black olives, such as kalamata
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Grilled Tuna

  • 1 3/4 pounds tuna steak, trimmed and cut into 6 portions
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Lemon wedges, for garnish

Preparation

  1. To prepare olive relish: Combine parsley, olives, celery, garlic, oregano, lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  2. To grill tuna: Preheat grill to medium-high.
  3. Rub tuna all over with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill the tuna until seared on both sides and just cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. Serve with Olive Relish and lemon wedges.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: The olive relish (Step 1) will keep for up to 1 hour.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 184
fat 5 g (1 g sat, 3 g mono)
cholesterol 60 mg
carbohydrates 1 g
protein 31 g
fiber 1 g
sodium 266 mg
potassium 636 mg

Nutrition Bonus Selenium (69% daily value), Potassium (18% dv), Magnesium (17% dv), Vitamin C (16% dv).

Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges 4 1/2 lean meat

From EatingWell May/June 2008, September 1998, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008)