Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Grilled Tuna Salad

August has been a very toasty month!  How bout makin a delicious salad that's also pretty enough to serve to guests and fast enough to make after a long day at work??  Try this one!

  • 1 fillet of tuna; clean and pat dry
  • 2 c spinach
  • ½ c sliced mushrooms
  • ½ c chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • ½ c chopped cucumber
  • ¼ c crumbled feta
  • 2 chopped green onions
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp white balsamic
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  1. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a fry pan on medium high. Once oil is hot add fish. Cook 2-3 minutes per side, depending on thickness and desired cook temp.
  2. For dressing, in a small dish mix 2 tbsp olive oil, white balsamic, black pepper, juice of lemon and minced garlic.
  3. On a large plate, place spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes, cucumber, green onions, feta cheese, pine nuts and finally tuna fillet. Finish with dressing.

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