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Basil-Tomato Tuna Steaks

Rated as 4.35 out of 5 Stars

"Be prepared to reel in raves when you place this fabulous fish dish on the table, advises Jan Parker of Englewood, Florida. 'It's moist and flavorful, topped off with basil, tomato and cheese. My husband requests it on a regular basis all year long.'"
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Ingredients

15 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add the tuna steaks; cook for 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Transfer to a broiler pan. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper. Cover with basil leaves. Top with tomato and cheese. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 2 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals 171 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 371 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

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Most helpful positive review

OK, so I actually changed this recipe quite a bit to fit my needs. I sauteed the steaks in sesame oil about 4 min per side (thick steaks), Used diced tomatoes w/chili's instead of fresh and top...

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Good recipe, I'm not crazy about any kind of fish but i liked it this way, only thing i changed... sliced tomato instead of chopped (makes it pretty) and used chopped basil instead of fresh leav...

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OK, so I actually changed this recipe quite a bit to fit my needs. I sauteed the steaks in sesame oil about 4 min per side (thick steaks), Used diced tomatoes w/chili's instead of fresh and top...

This recipe is 5 stars after switching basil for basil pesto. MUCH, MUCH BETTER this way!!!! Very flavorful and moist.

Very tasty! Needed to cook tuna much more than 3 minutes per side. Easy meal served with couscous and steamed broccoli.

This was delicious! Changes I made: I used garlic salt instead of the salt and pepper. I sliced the mozzarella. I used about 1 tablespoon basil paste spread over, then I put 2 slices of tomato ...

Easy & Elegant! Exceptional for Tuna - Use DelMonte Diced Tomatoes w/Basil, Garlic & Oregano. Chop the fresh basil.

Easy way to add some flavor. Next time I would cook the steaks a little less since we like them a little more rare. I used frozen ahi tuna filets, canned diced tomatoes w/ basil, garlic and on...

My family loved this. I used canned tomatoes and dried basil as a substitute for the fresh and it was great.

made this on the grill-salt and pepper, 4 minutes on side one, flip, spoon on the tomato-basil mix (del monte diced tomatoes with basil and oregano, drained), put a slice of provolone on each fi...

Good recipe, I'm not crazy about any kind of fish but i liked it this way, only thing i changed... sliced tomato instead of chopped (makes it pretty) and used chopped basil instead of fresh leav...