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

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

 

6 servings

Active Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

 

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:

Per serving: 184 calories; 5 g fat ( 1 g sat , 3 g mono ); 60 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 31 g protein; 1 g fiber; 266 mg sodium; 636 mg potassium.

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

Exchanges: 4 1/2 lean meat

 

Source: EatingWell