Tuna With Fresh Cherry Tomato Sauce

Tuna With Fresh Cherry Tomato Sauce
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Microwave 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed
  • 1 1/2 pounds all-purpose potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes (about 18 ounces), halved
  • 1 8 ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 3 hot cherry peppers, halved, seeds removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 garlic, sliced
  • 4 6 ounces tuna steaks, 1 inch thick
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves

Make It

1. Place asparagus in a glass pie plate. Add 1/4 cup water and cover with microwave-safe plastic wrap, venting slightly at one corner. Microwave for 4 minutes.

2. In an 8 x 8 x 2-inch microwave-safe dish, add potatoes and 1/2 cup water. Cover with plastic wrap, venting. Microwave for 10 minutes. Season with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt.

3. Combine tomatoes, tomato sauce, peppers, oil, onion powder, dried oregano, garlic and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a microwave-safe 11 x 8 x 2-inch dish. Microwave, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Add tuna; spoon sauce over top. Cover with plastic wrap and vent. Microwave 3 minutes.

4. Rotate dish, uncover and turn fish over; spoon sauce over top. Re-cover and microwave for an additional 3 minutes. Tear in basil leaves. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.

5. Serve tuna and sauce with room-temperature asparagus and

6. potatoes, gently reheating for a minute or 2, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 409, Fat, total (g): 5, chol. (mg): 80, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 46, fiber (g): 7, pro. (g): 45, sodium (mg): 761, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.