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Grilled Tuna Steaks

 Grilled Tuna Steaks
"My husband and I love to grill," Michelle Armistead says of her low-fat and nearly carb-free entree. "This delicious recipe is quick enough for weeknight meals. Simply make a salad and side dish while the tuna steaks are marinating, and dinner is on the table in no time," she writes from Marlboro, New Jersey.
6 ServingsPrep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 tuna steaks (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Pour 1/2 cup
  • marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add tuna steaks. Seal
  • bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes, turning once or
  • twice. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper
  • towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.
  • Grill tuna, covered, over medium-hot heat or broil 4 in. from the
  • heat for 5-6 minutes on each side for medium-rare or until slightly
  • pink in the center, basting frequently with reserved marinade.
  • Before serving, brush tuna with remaining marinade.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 tuna steaks equals 218 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 202 mg sodium,

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Grilled Tuna Steaks (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 38 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fat.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.