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Grilled Tuna Steaks Topped with an Onion Pepper Salsa
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Moist and tender grilled tuna steaks topped with a homemade pepper and onion salsa.

Rating:
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 28 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 228.3
Total Carbs 3.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
Sugars 1.6 g
Total Fat 5.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Potassium 83.5 mg
Protein 42.7 g
Sodium 344.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1/2 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

0 1/2 oz  pine nuts
3 tsp  olive oil
0 1/4 each  large onion
2 each  medium garlic cloves
0 1/2 cup  chopped yellow bell peppers
0 1/2 cup  chopped red bell peppers
0 1/2 cup  cold water
0 1/2 tsp  salt
2 tbsp  chopped parsley
0 1/2 tsp  sherry vinegar
0 1/4 tsp  black pepper
1 1/4 lb  tuna steaks
Directions
  1. Lightly toast pine nuts in a small nonstick pan over medium high heat, about 3-5 minutes; set aside.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons of oil over medium heat in a large pan and sauté onion until it start to soften, about 4 minutes. Add in the garlic and continue to cook another minute. Stir in both yellow and red peppers, water, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
  3. Lower heat and gently simmer until peppers are tender crisp and water is absorbed, about 10-12 minutes. Remove pan from heat and stir in the parsley, toasted pine nuts, vinegar, and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper; place in a bowl and keep warm or cool to room temperature.
  4. Place grill rack 4-6 inches from heat and preheat grill to medium high heat.
  5. Using a pastry brush, coat tuna steaks with remaining teaspoon of oil and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper. Place on grill and cook until opaque throughout with a small amount of pink showing in center, about 3-4 minutes per side, turn only once. Serve topped with onion pepper salsa.

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