Grilled Tuna Nicoise

Grilled Tuna Nicoise
Servings: 4 Prep 20 mins Grill 6 mins to 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon mashed canned anchovies
  • 1 clove garlic, mashed
  • 2 small tomatoes (about 3/4 pound), seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped, pitted Kalamata olives or other oil-cured black olive
  • 3 tablespoons capers, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 tuna steaks (1-1/4 pounds total), each 1 inch thick
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh thyme sprigs, for garnish

Make It

1. Prepare a charcoal grill with hot coals, or heat a gas grill to high, or heat an oven broiler.

2. Mix 2 tablespoons oil, anchovy and garlic in bowl. Add tomato, olives, capers, basil, thyme and pepper.

3. Rinse tuna steaks and pat dry. Brush with remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil. Sprinkle with salt.

4. Grill or broil tuna 3 minutes each side for medium-rare or until desired doneness. Place on 4 plates. Spoon tomato mixture over tuna. Garnish with thyme.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 317, Fat, total (g): 17, chol. (mg): 69, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 4, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 36, sodium (mg): 809, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.