Savory Tuna

These tuna fillets with a citrusy twist to them are made easily in just 20 minutes in a skillet.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
pound tuna, halibut or other firm fish fillets, about 3/4 inch thick
1
teaspoon olive or vegetable oil
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
1/2
cup basil pesto
2
tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 If fish fillets are large, cut into 4 serving pieces.
  • 2 Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook onions in oil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender.
  • 3 Stir in pesto and lemon juice. Top with fish. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 5 to 10 minutes or until tuna is slightly pink in center.

Expert Tips

Nestle this tuna on a bed of linguine, drizzle with the pan juices and add a dollop of extra pesto. Serve with green beans and red, green, yellow or orange bell pepper strips.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
325
(
Calories from Fat
205),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
4 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.