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Tuna Steaks With Walnut Pesto

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Tuna Steaks With Walnut Pesto  Recipe
Nutrition Facts*
Serving Size
14 Recipe
Servings Per Recipe
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories
479
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Sodium
359mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
2g
Protein
36g
Calcium
78mg
8%

Number of servings: 4

Calories per serving: 479

Preparation time: 25 min

Total time: 45 min

Ingredients

12 cup (2 oz) walnuts

1 cup fresh spinach leaves

1 cup fresh basil leaves

14 cup Parmesan cheese

1 garlic clove

1 tbsp olive oil

14 tsp salt

12 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

Nonstick cooking spray

2 tsp olive oil

1 lb tuna steaks, cut into 4 portions

1 cup brown rice, cooked according to directions without salt or fat

2 tomatoes, chopped

Directions

1. In a food processor, combine the walnuts, spinach, basil, cheese, garlic, 1 tbsp olive oil, and salt to make the pesto. Process about 1 minute until smooth.

2. Add broth and process 15 to 20 seconds. Transfer mixture to a small saucepan. Set aside.

3. Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Place the skillet over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp olive oil. When oil is hot, add tuna steaks and cook 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through.

4. Over low heat, warm the pesto in the saucepan.

5. Serve tuna steaks with hot rice and top with pesto and tomatoes.

Makes 4 servings.

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