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Grilled Tuna with Puttanesca Sauce

black and gold plate with Grilled Tuna with Puttanesca Sauce

Grill fresh tuna steaks, then top with salty, sweet while still tangy, and a bit spicy mixture of tomatoes, olives, capers, garlic, lemon juice, anchovy paste, red pepper flakes and oregano. That’s all it takes to prepare this quick and easy Grilled Tuna with Puttanesca Sauce!

Ingredients

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3/4 cup chopped fresh tomatoes

1/3 cup chopped olives – black or green

1 to 2 tablespoons capers

2 teaspoons chopped garlic

1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon anchovy paste

1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 teaspoon dried oregano

4 tuna steaks, 3/4-inch thick (see buying tips)

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the tomatoes, olives, capers, garlic, lemon juice, anchovy paste, red pepper flakes and oregano. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Season tuna steaks with salt and pepper and grill over medium heat for 4 minutes on each side or until desired doneness.
  4. Serve with sauce on top or on the side.

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