Quick and easy to make, especially if you make the Pesto sauce in advance, or buy it ready-made from the store. This meal is a great choice for a busy week night, when you just don’t have time to cook.
4 tuna steaks, 5 to 6 oz each
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Heat grill or broiler.
2. Cook tuna until the middle is opaque.
3. Transfer fish to plate and top with pesto.
Pesto (makes 1/2 cup)–will need food processor
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 cup fresh basil, stemmed
1/4 cup walnuts
2 Tbsp black olives, minced
1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes with oil
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Blend together in food processor or purchase ready-made pesto at your local grocery store.
High in protein and low in sodium and fat, tuna is a terrific choice for a low calorie meal. Choose extra virgin olive oil for the best health benefits–it’s loaded with antioxidants. The pesto sauce is low calorie, low fat and adds just the right zing–fit for a king!
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