Seared tuna with tomato and olive salad recipe

CLICK TO RATE
(30 ratings)

www.goodtoknow.co.uk has lots of quick and easy food recipes like this seared tuna with tomato and olive salad from Woman's Weekly. Find out more recipes at www.goodtoknow.co.uk

(Image credit: TI Media Limited)
  • healthy
  • Low-fat
  • healthy
Serves2
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories460 Kcal23%
Fat24 g34%

If you like healthy, light dinners, this seared tuna salad is a winner. Quick to make and cook, it's full of flavour too.

Ingredients

  • 1 tuna steak about 240g (7½oz)
  • A little olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the salad:

  • 4tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2tsp balsamic or red wine vinegar
  • 2 anchovies, roughly chopped
  • 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped, optional
  • Half a small red chilli, finely chopped
  • 8 baby plum or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 8 black olives, halved and pitted
  • Good handful of flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • A few basil leaves
  • 4 small squares of ready-made focaccia bread, warmed through, to serve

WEIGHT CONVERTER

grams
to
cups

Method

  1. Brush the tuna steaks with a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook in a large frying pan, or on a griddle, over a high heat for 2 mins each side. Set aside on a warm plate.
  2. To make the salad, mix the oil with the vinegar, anchovies, garlic, if using, and chilli in a small bowl for the dressing. Slice the tuna thickly and arrange on two plates with the tomato and olive halves, parsley and whole or shredded basil leaves. Drizzle with the dressing. Serve with warm focaccia. (Not suitable for freezing).
Top Tip for making Seared tuna with tomato and olive salad

Chef James Martin sugggests thawing frozen fish fillets in milk to absorb the 'frozen' taste and add a 'fresh caught' taste.

GoodtoKnow
GoodtoKnow

Trusted, informative, and empathetic – GoodTo is the ultimate online destination for mums. Established in 2007, our 15-year-strong archive of content includes more than 18,000 articles, 1,500 how-to videos, and 7,000 recipes.