Seared Tuna with Field Greens, Asparagus, and Sunflower Seeds

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Seared Tuna with Field Greens, Asparagus, and Sunflower Seeds

Ingredients (serves 4)

For the grilled tuna

  • 4 tuna steaks (4 ounces each, about ¾-inch thick)
  • Olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper

for the salad

  • 2 cups mesclun
  • 1 pound asparagus, washed and trimmed
  • 2 hard cooked eggs, halved
  • 2 Tablespoons raw sunflower seeds
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ground pepper, to taste

for the dressing

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon pear infused white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Instructions

for grilled asparagus

  1. Preheat grill.
  2. Lightly coat asparagus spears with oil. Sprinkle with sea salt. Brush tuna with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill tuna for 2 to 2 ½ minutes per side. (The center should be raw.) Allow fish to rest while grilling asparagus for approximately 5 minutes. During grilling, roll spears 1/4 turn every minute to ensure even cooking.
  4. Remove from grill and set aside.

for salad dressing

Add ingredients for dressing together in a small bowl and set aside.

for salad

In a large bowl add mesclun. Whisk salad dressing to combine and drizzle over greens. Toss well. Add grilled asparagus and hard cooked eggs. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds and freshly ground pepper. Top with tuna.

Seared Tuna with Field Greens, Asparagus, and Sunflower Seeds
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Servings
4 people
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Servings
4 people
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Seared Tuna with Field Greens, Asparagus, and Sunflower Seeds
Print Recipe
Servings
4 people
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Servings
4 people
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Ingredients
For the grilled tuna
For the salad
For the dressing
Servings: people
Instructions
For grilled asparagus
  1. Preheat grill.
  2. Lightly coat asparagus spears with oil. Sprinkle with sea salt. Brush tuna with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill tuna for 2 to 2 ½ minutes per side. (The center should be raw.) Allow fish to rest while grilling asparagus for approximately 5 minutes. During grilling, roll spears 1/4 turn every minute to ensure even cooking.
  4. Remove from grill and set aside.
For salad dressing
  1. Add ingredients for dressing together in a small bowl and set aside.
For salad
  1. In a large bowl add mesclun. Whisk salad dressing to combine and drizzle over greens.
  2. Toss well.
  3. Add grilled asparagus and hard cooked eggs. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds and freshly ground pepper. Top with tuna.
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