Basil-Tomato Tuna Steaks Recipe

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Basil-Tomato Tuna Steaks Recipe

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Be prepared to reel in raves when you place this fabulous fish dish on the table, advises Jan Parker of Englewood, Florida. "It's moist and flavorful, topped off with basil, tomato and cheese. My husband requests it on a regular basis all year long."
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Broil: 5 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Broil: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 tuna or salmon steaks (1 pound)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add the tuna steaks; cook for 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Transfer to a broiler pan. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper. Cover with basil leaves. Top with tomato and cheese. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 2 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Basil-Tomato Tuna Steaks in Light & Tasty August/September 2001, p16

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 171 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 371mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 tuna or salmon steaks (1 pound)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add the tuna steaks; cook for 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Transfer to a broiler pan. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper. Cover with basil leaves. Top with tomato and cheese. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 2 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Basil-Tomato Tuna Steaks in Light & Tasty August/September 2001, p16

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andygonzo User ID: 1140547 251705
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2016

"This was very good and since I have a lot of tomatoes and basil on hand this time of year it was the perfect recipe."

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