Grilled Mediterranean Tuna Steaks

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

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
1/4
cup crumbled feta cheese (1 ounce)
2
tablespoons chopped kalamata or ripe olives
3
tablespoons chopped fresh basil or oregano leaves
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
tuna steaks, 1 inch thick (about 2 pounds)

  • 1 In medium bowl, gently toss tomato, cheese, olives and 1 tablespoon of the basil. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • 2 Spray grill rack with cooking spray. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix remaining 2 tablespoons basil, the oil, garlic salt and pepper. Brush mixture over tuna.
  • 4 Grill tuna uncovered 4 inches from medium-high heat 5 minutes. Turn carefully; brush with any remaining oil mixture. Grill 10 to 15 minutes longer or until tuna flakes easily with a fork. Serve topped with tomato mixture.

Expert Tips

For a colorful presentation, use a mix of red and yellow tomatoes with the feta and olives.

Serve with a mixed-greens salad and warm pita bread.

Kalamata olives are Greek olives with a dark eggplant color and rich fruity flavor. They come packed in olive oil or vinegar.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
245),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
350mg
350%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
55g
55%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 8 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.