- Exported from MasterCook
Southwestern Grilled Tuna Salad With Basilgarlic Vinaigrett
Recipe By : GRILLING' & CHILLIN' SHOW
4 Preparation Time :
Categories : Fish-fs Grill/broil-fs
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --
4 tuna steaks
--(about 5 ounces each)
5 teaspoons olive oil
salt and freshly ground pepper -- to taste
4 new potatoes -- cooked
4 cups mesclun or mixed green lettuce leaves
1/2 cup basilgarlic vinaigrette -- to taste
2 small avocados -- peeled
-- cut into quarters 2 medium tomatoes -- cut into quarters
2 tablespoons nicoise olives -- pitted
2 tablespoons capers -- drained
Prepare a wood or charcoal fire and let it burn down to embers. Brush the
tuna steaks with 4 teaspoons of the olive oil, season to taste with salt
and pepper, and grill to desired doneness, 2 minutes on each side for medium rare.
1 teaspoon of oil, and grill about 2 minutes,
turning. When done, slice thick.
Dress the greens with about half of the vinaigrette and toss gently with
the avocados, tomatoes, olives and potatoes.
For each serving, place 1 tuna steak on a large plate and drizzle with a
little vinaigrette. Arrange the salad around the tuna, giving each plate an
equal portion of avocados, tomatoes, potatoes, and olives. Sprinkle with
capers and serve.
4 first course servings Copyright,
1997, TV FOOD NETWORK, G.P., All
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