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Tuna & Cherry Tomato Salsa

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  Cherry tomatoes 1 Pound, chopped to make 3 cups (455 Gram Red / Yellow Colored)
  Cilantro leaves 20 Gram, coarsely chopped to make 1/2 cup, lightly packed (1/2 Cup)
  Fresh jalapeno pepper 2 , seeded and coarsely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced / pressed
  Green onions 5 , thinly sliced
  Lime juice 75 Milliliter (5 Tablespoon)
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Skinless boneless tuna steaks 16 Ounce (About 4 Ounce/ 115 Gram Each, 1 Inch Thick)
  Cucumbers 2 Medium, thinly sliced
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste

1. In a medium-size bowl, mix tomatoes, cilantro, chiles, garlic, onions, and 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of the lime juice. Cover and set aside.
2. Mix remaining 3 tablespoons (45 ml) lime juice with oil. Rinse tuna and pat dry; then brush both sides of each steak with oil mixture. Place tuna on a greased grill 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 cm) above a solid bed of hot coals. Cook, turning once, until browned on outside but still pale pink in the center; cut to test (about 3 minutes).
3. Transfer tuna to a warm platter; surround with cucumber slices. Evenly top tuna with tomato salsa; season to taste with pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Quick, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 906 Calories from Fat 251

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.1%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g32.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 172.4 mg57.5%

Sodium 411 mg17.1%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.6%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.7%

Sugars 23 g

Protein 114 g227.9%

Vitamin A 338% Vitamin C 254.2%

Calcium 23.2% Iron 42.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tuna & Cherry Tomato Salsa Recipe