Mediterranean Tuna Steaks

mediterranean tuna steaksLooking for a tasty alternative to fire up on the grill this weekend? Check out this simple recipe for tuna steaks with a Mediterranean-inspired topping.

  • 2 tuna steaks (6 ounces each, and about 1 inch thick)
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 medium ripe tomato, diced fine
  • 6 green olives, pitted and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon scallions, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons capers
  • 1 clove garlic, mashed
  • Pinch of dried whole oregano
  1. Rinse the tuna steaks under cold water and pat dry. Brush them with 1 teaspoon olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Pre-heat grill or broiler. Meanwhile, mix the remaining ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Grill or broil the steaks on high heat, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. Remove the tuna steaks from the grill and top with the tomato olive mixture.

Spinach sautéed with garlic and drizzled with olive oil is a perfect side dish for this recipe. Serves 2.

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